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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.


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Horse eating

Where Do Horse Owners Go for Nutrition Advice?

Whether it’s a pregnant broodmare, a two-year-old Thoroughbred in race training, a Grand Prix dressage star, or a gaited trail mount, every horse benefits from proper nutrition.

KER Research

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body condition in show horses

How Does Body Type Relate to Insulin Level in Performance Horses and Ponies?

This study was conducted to quantify whether body condition was related to resting insulin, glucose, and triglycerides.


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Oak tree acorns

Check Horse Pastures for Poison Plants

If pasture is overgrazed or forage is in poor condition because of drought, some horses will sample weeds or tree leaves they normally wouldn’t touch.

General Interest

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Obese horse

Conference Presentations to Focus on Equine Obesity

The 75th Annual Minnesota Nutrition Conference will be held September 17 and 18 at Mystic Lake Casino in Prior Lake.