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Can Butyrate Supplements Fix Free Fecal Water Syndrome?

The interactions between the horse’s body and the estimated quadrillion organisms in the intestinal tract is incredibly complex and we are light years away from really understanding it. With Free Fecal Water Syndrome, the horse has normally formed manure but … Continue reading

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Free Fecal Water Syndrome

  It’s as unappealing as it sounds. The horse has normally formed manure but passes extra brown water along with it, staining the tail and hindquarters. This is different from diarrhea, where the frequency of passing manure is increased and/or … Continue reading

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The Heart of the Immune System is the Gut

The function of the immune system is to protect the body from outside organisms and substances that may harm it.  It should be no surprise then that mucus membranes lining all the portals of the body open to the world … Continue reading

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