Equine

Feeding the HYPP Horse

Feeding the HYPP Horse 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 Strategy

Deworming Strategy 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

Say "No" To Keto

Say "No" To Keto 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

Understanding Protein Needs

Understanding Protein Needs 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
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