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Juliet M. Getty, Ph.D.

DHA Supplementation May Reduce Inflammation in Metabolic Horses

Researchers from the University of Kentucky were looking for an effective way to reduce inflammation in horses suffering from equine…

4 years ago


Chia Seeds for Horses: Nature’s Tiny Miracle

It was back in 2010 at a conference in Denver, Colo., that I came across a booth where chia seeds…

5 years ago

Hay Before Grain?

Which should be fed first – hay or grain? If you’re feeding correctly, this issue is truly a moot point…

6 years ago

Should you supplement your horse’s hay-based diet?

Living pasture grasses and alfalfa are rich in fat and water-soluble vitamins, essential fatty acids, minerals, carbohydrates, and protein. But…

7 years ago

Safe autumn grazing for horses

For owners of insulin resistant horses, pasture grazing may not be possible. Grass can be too high in sugar and…

11 years ago

Why don’t horses have a gallbladder?

Add this to your collection of useful horse facts that (surprise!) you actually needed to know: Horses don’t have a…

12 years ago

Vitamin D Requirements for Horses

Thirty to 90 minutes in the sun will give the average person all the required daily vitamin D. But a…

12 years ago

Iodized salt can help your horse’s health

A full-sized horse does best on a diet that offers 1 to 6 mg of iodine each day to keep…

13 years ago

Good nutrition is the key to healthy hooves

Hooves are made of a hard, crusty protein called keratin. You cannot add keratin by painting it on – it…

13 years ago

Equine Nutrition Tip: Grass Clippings are Not Safe for Horses

Are you tempted to cut your grass, then rake it into soft, fragrant, tasty piles of clippings for your horse…

14 years ago