There are many things in this world we do not know about that will not necessarily hurt us. There are some things, though, that we live with every day truly having no knowledge of that can, and will hurt us, regardless of our ignorance.
Western performance horses repetedly execute physically intensive maneuvers making them prone to injury. “The most common location for joint injuries are the stifles and lower hock joints behind, and the navicular region in front,” says Dr. Craig Roberts, Veterinary Director with Nucleus ProVets. In performance horses, the first indicator of joint pain is not an […]
Dr. Justin High of Reata Equine Hospital in Weatherford, Texas, and Michael Eggleston, Key Account Manager at Kemin Equine, discuss the importance of equine prebiotics and probiotics for gut health.
Sponsored by ADM Animal Nutrition Equine Gastric Ulcer Syndrome (EGUS) and gastric discomfort affect an estimated 50 to 90% of all performance horses. This man-made condition is a product of stress, reduced forage intake, intermittent feeding, confinement, and/or high starch diets. But, through dietary modifications, owners can help improve the gastric environment thereby decreasing the […]
Symptoms, causes and treatment of equine asthma will be highlighted during a free seminar hosted by the Cornell University.
Sponsored by ADM Animal Nutrition Regardless of your discipline, summer is a great time to enjoy your equine companion. However, it also presents unique challenges such has high ambient temperatures, flies, and other physiological challenges associated with heat. Therefore, our nutritionists developed Forage First® Summer Care, a unique supplement specifically formulated to help support your […]
The University of Pennsylvania’s School of Veterinary Medicine and MARS Equestrian ™ partnered on a research program designed to advance frontiers in equine health. Its first project will study the equine musculoskeletal system.
Topics affecting young horses will be the featured topics in the 10thAnnual UK Equine Showcase, which will be conducted virtually in 2021.
Sponsored by ADM Animal Nutrition Today’s performance horses are challenged with a multitude of stressors including exercise, hauling, and stall confinement. Equine Gastric Ulcer Syndrome (EGUS) and gastric discomfort affect an estimated 50 to 90% of all performance horses. This man-made condition is a product of stress, reduced forage intake, intermittent feeding, confinement, and/or high […]
The Equine Disease Communication Center online database, which tracks reports of infectious equine diseases, is celebrating five years of informing horse owners and health professionals.