Spanish Focus

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Stalled horse

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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feeding behavior

Relating the Five Senses to Feeding Horses

Horse owners may be baffled about some way their horses react to supplies of hay, feed, and water, but by sensing these things from a horse’s perspective, we can come closer to understanding why they react in ways that may initially seem surprising.

KER Research

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yearling size

Do the Most Expensive Sale Yearlings Have More Horse-Racing Success?

This study examined body size and selling price of yearlings and compared these with results from a study of yearling size and future racing performance.

Health

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respiratory disease

Heaves and Other Breathing Problems in Horses

Minor degrees of airway inflammation and small increases in mucus production quickly take their toll on horses, and every effort must be made to keep respiratory disease at bay.

General Interest

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corn harvest

USDA 2014 Crop Forecast: Soybeans Up, Corn Down

A survey of farmers in the United States revealed a predicted increase in soybean yield and a decrease in corn production. What will this do to horse feed prices?