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Practicas de Alimentación para Reducir la Incidencia de Cólico

A pesar de la investigación constante en materia de nutrición en equina, eliminar completamente los cólicos de la lista de padecimientos más comunes del caballo es imposible; sin embargo, es posible reducir la incidencia de este siempre y cuando se lleven a cabo prácticas de alimentación acertadas.

Nutrition

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Equine Forage Analysis by NIR Spectroscopy

Horse owners may want to have samples of their hay analyzed to determine carbohydrate level or other nutritional parameters. Various techniques are used to perform this analysis, one of which is near infrared reflectance (NIR) spectroscopy

KER Research

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How is Nutrient Digestibility Determined in Horses?

Using 30 different diets, KER calculated digestibilities for numerous diets, yielding valuable information on nutrient requirements and interactions.

Health

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Horses in winter blankets

Feeding and Caring for Horses During Cold Weather

Healthy horses usually get along fine in moderately cold weather. A little more care may be necessary for very young or very old equines as well as those that are ill or have any sort of chronic health challenge.

General Interest

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Equine Transport Stress and Pharmacopuncture

Horses show measurable signs of increased stress when they are transported. These signs are seen even in horses that have been trailered often and have never been injured during transport.