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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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