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Quarter Horses Have Particular Muscular Worries

Post-exertion muscle soreness/strain can happen to any horse, but the high demands placed on the muscles of a Quarter Horse can easily lead to some soreness. Add to that the fact that they’re also prone to some breed-related muscle problems, and you know you need to pay attention to their muscles.Muscle is protein, and building/maintaining muscle requires protein. Most performance-horse diets contain more than enough protein to get the job done, but if the horse is failing to build or maintain muscle as expected, supplementation with HMB or a branched chain amino acid

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