The big three joint nutraceutical ingredients – glucosamine, chondroitin and hyaluronate – address the health of joint cartilage but there are other types of tissues that also play key roles. ...Read more
Hyperkalemic Periodic Paralysis is a muscular disorder traced to descendants of the QH stallion Impressive. HYPP is in horses with Impressive blood lines, although very similar symptoms have been foun...Read more
Deworming by fecal egg count (FEC) is advocated as a way to avoid overexposure of parasites to deworming drugs. It's important to understand the effect of deworming by FEC is primarily to minimize env...Read more
Do you know how to supplement electrolytes properly to meet your horse's needs?
Probably not. If you are relying on the manufacturer's recommendations to get it right, the odds are even worse.
Maybe it is the interest in getting in shape this time of year but I am being asked about keto dieting for horses again.
Equine Metabolism is different!
I wrote about the keto diet 3 years ago and...Read more
Although most people can quote the percent protein in their feed, and manufacturers make a point of it, this particular piece of information is almost worthless. The horse's protein requirement is in ...Read more
Rich, fade-proof colors require adequate copper and zinc
Copper and zinc are two of the most common trace mineral deficiencies around the world and the symptoms often intertwine and overlap so discus...Read more