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Barastoc: Omega-3s Beneficial to Joint Health

Barastoc: Omega-3s Beneficial to Joint Health

Recently, some of the world’s most experienced arthritis researchers collaborated to better define the impact of a diet enriched in omega-3 fatty acids on joint disease.

Australasian Focus

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horse itching

Ditch the Itch: Saving Your Horse's Skin

Few horses are immune to the occasional itch, but some horses are prone to severe itching and subsequent scratching. Therefore, avoidance techniques and environmental management are important.

Nutrition

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foal nursing

High-Quality Milk Essential for Foals

Lactating mares provide the sole source of nutrition for newborn foals, which requires significant nutrient consumption. How do mares do it?

KER Research

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OCD in weanlings

How Can Dietary Changes Minimize Skeletal Disease in Young Horses?

The purpose of this study was to evaluate if there is a relationship between a glycemic response test and the incidence of osteochodritis dissecans (OCD) in Thoroughbred weanlings, and to determine if this test would be useful in identifying factors that may predispose young growing horses to OCD.

Health

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respiratory health in horses

Airway Disease in Sedentary, Asymptomatic Horses

To determine if common diagnostic tests are related to lung function, researchers recently studied a group of sedentary, asymptomatic horses.

General Interest

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horse itching

Ditch the Itch: Saving Your Horse's Skin

Few horses are immune to the occasional itch, but some horses are prone to severe itching and subsequent scratching. Therefore, avoidance techniques and environmental management are important.