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Which Is Best' Flaxseed or Fish Oil For Your Horse

The equine-nutrition buzzword ?omega? can influence your choice in feeds and supplements. What you may not realize, though, is which omega your horse needs and which you're truly getting. Omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids are important in the equine diet because they're the only forms of fat the horse cannot synthesize, or make, in his body. That means they must be present in the horse's diet in order for the horse to benefit from them. A horse who is deficient in his intake of these essential fatty acids will likely have a dry coat, skin and hooves. Internally, he'll be battling

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Equine Melanoma: What Options Have We?

Grant Miller, DVM

This post reviews some of the mainstream treatment options for horses with melanoma tumors as well as introduces relatively new therapy options that are actively gaining momentum in the veterinary world. read more

Thyroid Dysfunction

Grant Miller, DVM

Most people are familiar with thyroid malfunctions, most commonly either thyroid cancer or inadequate thyroid gland function, as either hypothyroid (under activity) or hyperthyroid (excess function).But what about your horse? read more

Dogs and Hoof Chews

Deb M. Eldredge, DVM

Dogs like to chew on and consume hoof pieces after the farrier leaves. Is that OK? read more

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