Equine Newsletter

Antioxidants, Omega-3s Improve Stallion Fertility

Researchers investigate the benefits of antioxidants and omega-3 fatty acids on stallion semen. Continue reading…

Nutritional Management of Metabolic Diseases covers the most common metabolic problems diagnosed in horses and ponies. Download it here!

Cobalt Limits for Performance Horses: An Update

In some cases, when more than one product is used and the total supplements in the diet are not assessed, nutrient excesses occur, with potentially disastrous results, including elimination from competition. Continue reading…

Using Facial Expressions to Assess Pain in Horses

As all horsemen appreciate, horses communicate using a myriad of methods, including facial expressions. This realization led a group of researchers to determine whether an expression-based pain-coding system, dubbed the “horse grimace scale,” could be used instead of making painful horses walk and move. Continue reading…

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