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“Glass Gut” to Study Equine GI Tract

To gain insight into the function of the equine gastrointestinal tract, researchers are developing a “glass gut” model....

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Ask Us – Joint Supplements

A look at joint supplements...

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What’s New (and Old) in Alternative Therapies

A look at less-conventional therapies, some newer and perhaps unfamiliar....

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Sweet Science

New research out of the University of Sydney suggests Manuka honey promotes wound healing in horses...

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Iceberg Injury

How an insignificant-looking cut nearly ended a horse’s life....

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The Respiratory Anguish of Heaves

Learn how to identify, treat and manage this respiratory disease, and gain hope for a healthy future for sufferers thanks to new research efforts. ...

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Does Heart Size Affect Equine Athletic Performance?

Does heart size affect equine athletic performance? Echocardiograph studies play an important role in determining the correlation....

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Equine Sleep Disorders

Horses can doze standing up, but must be lying down to experience important REM (rapid eye movement) sleep - even if it's just for a few minutes at a time during the day. ...

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4 Tips for Selecting Supplements

Learn how to choose a the right supplement for your horse's needs. ...

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Unravelling the Mysteries of Colic

Colic is the number-one medical cause of death in horses and it is almost entirely preventable through management practices and keen observation. Learn how to recognize the symptoms and fight back against this all-too-common problem. ...

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