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Dexamethasone and Insulin Sensitivity

Dr. Brennan of the Center for Animal Nutrigenomics and Applied Animal Nutrition at Alltech, Inc in Nicholasville, KY, and Dr. Urschel of the Department of Animal and Food Sciences at the University of Kentucky in Lexington, KY (and fellow Canadian) r...

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What Makes Feed Appealing to Horses?

Ever wonder why your horse might select and prefer one feed over another? Redgate, Cooper, Hall, Eady and Harris reported on feed selection in the Journal of Animal Science (published online February 4, 2014); “Dietary experience modifies horse...

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Elimination Due to Metabolic Issues in Endurance Horses

Nagy, Murray and Dyson recently published a study in the first issue of the 2014 Equine Veterinary Journal (Volume 46, pages 38-44), titled Descriptive epidemiology and risk factors for eliminations from Fédération Equestre Internationale endur...

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Non-Structural Carbohydrates in Forages

Longland, Barfoot and Harris have conducted extensive research on non-structural carbohydrates (NSC) in forages and feeding management. Their most recent work is forthcoming in the Veterinary Record (doi:10.1136/vr.101820), titled Effect of period...

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