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Nutrition

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Exploring Esomeprazole for Equine Gastric Ulcers

FDA-approved omeprazole products, but not their compounded counterparts, effectively heal equine gastric ulcers. Esomeprazole, a compound much like omeprazole, may be a more effective option.

KER Research

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What Diet Is Best for Horses with PSSM?

The purpose of this exercise trial was to determine the effects of four diets varying in starch and fat content on blood glucose and insulin concentrations as well as on indicators of exercise-induced muscle strain and damage in horses with polysaccharide storage myopathy.

Health

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Ascarids: Parasites in Young Horses and Treatment Plans

The damaging effects of ascarids (Parascaris spp.) hit young horses hardest. Foals, weanlings, and yearlings are much more susceptible to this parasite than mature horses.

General Interest

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Forage Shortages and Weed Toxicity in Horses

Though they generally seek out nutritious, palatable plants, horses are inquisitive and will sample an array of vegetation if available, some of which is less than wholesome and maybe toxic.