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Nutrition

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Horse Weight Loss Requires Diet Changes, Exercise

Mirroring the epidemic in humans, the number of horses suffering from obesity continues to increase at an alarming rate, primarily due to excess nutrition and lack of exercise.

KER Research

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How Is Natural-Source Vitamin E Superior to Synthetic Vitamin E for Horses?

Studies were conducted to determine if synthetic and natural-source vitamin E have similar bioavailabilities when administered at equal doses and to determine if water-dispersible forms of vitamin E are more bioavailable than lipid-soluble forms.

Health

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No Shortcut for Diagnosing Equine Gastric Ulcers

A clear diagnosis of equine ulcers can only be achieved if the horse undergoes endoscopic examination, which involves having the veterinarian passes a long flexible tube with a camera in the tip into the stomach to directly visualize and assess the defects.

General Interest

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Mare Condition May Affect Foal Birth Weight

The “size of the prize” at the time of foaling remains a much-discussed topic among horse breeders. Do horse owners or breeders have any true control over how large the foal will end up being at the time of foaling?