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NRM: Does My Horse Need Vitamin E Supplementation?

NRM: Does My Horse Need Vitamin E Supplementation?

Whether a horse's work involves racing, eventing, endurance, trail riding, or reproduction, vitamin E plays a huge role in both overall health and specific performance.

Nutrition

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horse feed

Are Genetically Modified Feeds Safe for Horses?

What are genetically modified feed ingredients, and are they really safe to feed to horses?

KER Research

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Thoroughbred skeletal adaptations

What Happens to the Skeleton During Early Training of Racehorses?

To explore the skeletal adaptations involved in early race training, bone density and morphometry were tracked in 15 Thoroughbred yearlings as they began training at a facility where turnout paddocks were available.

Health

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sweaty horse

Heat Stress and Horses

To help horse owners, trainers, and veterinarians better understand heat stroke, which is more accurately referred to as “equine heat exertional illness,” researchers published a comprehensive review on the topic, including detailed recommendations for rapid and effective cooling.

General Interest

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weanling horse

Successful Weaning of Foals: Keep Them Eating

Weaning a foal is often accompanied by nonstop whinnying, stall- or fence-walking and, worst of all, an unwillingness to eat. Though interest in feed usually returns once the foal has settled, owners can ready a foal for weaning by following a few management strategies.