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Managing Feed for Weanling and Yearling Horses

Managing Feed for Weanling and Yearling Horses

Young horses need good-quality feeds to meet their nutrient requirements for growth, as well as free-choice exercise in large paddocks.

Australasian Focus

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horse hay

'Tis the Season: Choosing Hay for Horses

Selecting the best hay for your horse has much to do with his metabolism.

Nutrition

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sweaty horse

Electrolytes Vital for Performance Horses

Joe Pagan, Ph.D., founder and owner of Kentucky Equine Research, addresses the two most common questions he receives about electrolyte supplements.

KER Research

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electrolyte and mineral clearance in urine

What Is the Best Design for Urine Collection in Equine Fractional Excretion Studies?

This study was designed to determine daily variation in urinary clearance and fractional excretion (FE) of electrolytes and minerals within and between horses and to compare volumetric and single-sample urine collection for determining FE values of diets with a range of dietary cation-anion balance.

Health

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Selenium Status in Horses

Too much selenium causes alkali disease, or seleniosis, while too little may cause muscle problems or white muscle disease. But how do you know where your horse stands on the selenium front?

General Interest

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horse hay

'Tis the Season: Choosing Hay for Horses

Selecting the best hay for your horse has much to do with his metabolism.