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Commercial Feeds For The IR Horse

A horse, like a person, can have a metabolic rate and genetic tendency toward obesity. Combine this with a lack of exercise, too many treats, overfeeding, even stress, and the easy keeper is at risk for hormone imbalances, the most critical of which is insulin resistance or IR. And insulin resistance helps set the stage for laminitis (founder). Take heart, though, there are practical solutions. read more

Thumbs Up to the New Southern States and Kentucky Equine Research Alliance

Southern States and Kentucky Equine Research Alliance read more

Supplementing Magnesium

Forages grown in areas of acidic or clay soils are typically low in magnesium. Compound this with low bioavailability, and your equine friend may be getting just enough to prevent a deficiency but may not have quite enough to maintain normal hormonal and nervous system functioning. read more

Correction: Finish Line's U-7 Gastric Aid

In our June 2012 ulcer article ,the comments for Finish Line?s U-7 Gastric Aid liquid were incorrect. The comments should read: ?Does not contain calcium, magnesium, aluminum. Contains ascorbic acid, MSM, apple pectin, brewer?s yeast and grape seed extract to improve digestive health. ?Liquid.? We apologize for the error. read more

Correction: Finish Line's U-7 Gastric Aid

In our June 2012 ulcer article ,the comments for Finish Line?s U-7 Gastric Aid liquid were incorrect. The comments should read: ?Does not contain calcium, magnesium, aluminum. Contains ascorbic acid, MSM, apple pectin, brewer?s yeast and grape seed extract to improve digestive health. ?Liquid.? We apologize for the error. read more

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