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Dewormer Effects on the Microbiome

We’re all familiar with the threats posed by parasite infections and the need to control them but the microbiome may be the victim of  friendly fire. Dewormer drugs  (anthelminthics) are not antibiotics and do not directly harm the microorganisms in … Continue reading

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Calcium and Your Horse

Appreciation for the importance of nutrition lies in understanding the role of nutrients in body processes. Calcium is an important structural mineral. Most of the body’s calcium is incorporated into bone and teeth where calcium in a crystalline structure makes … Continue reading

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Skeletal Development in Young Horses

“You are what you eat” is never more true than with a gr0wing animal.  The mare will rob her own body if necessary to provide for the growing foal, but by 2 months, when he starts eating solid food, only … Continue reading

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