Activated charcoal is a porous, carbon-based material that is predominantly used in medicine as a detoxifying agent, to absorb toxins or poisons.
Removing an embryo from a pony and transferring it to a larger mare, or vice versa, results in altered fetal growth and glucose metabolism.
Experts at the Brooks Equine Genetics Lab at the University of Florida are currently looking for a genetic link in horses affected by anhidrosis.
According to a recent review on the topic of insulin resistance, researchers described the role of vitamin K in helping improve insulin sensitivity and glucose control, and preventing insulin resistance.
According to a recently published study, supplementation with the probiotic bacterium Lactobacillus plantarum may have additional benefits for performance horses.
A clear diagnosis of equine ulcers can only be achieved if the horse undergoes endoscopic examination, which involves having the veterinarian pass a long flexible tube with a camera in the tip into the stomach to directly visualize and assess the defects.
One of the most frustrating insects for horse owners is a midge identified as Culicoides. Tiny and prone to swarming, these midges can be relentless in their biting, often leading to persistent skin wounds.
Do all horses respond similarly to vitamin E supplementation?
How can I help my fat, laminitic mare lose weight?
According to a recent study, owners of competitive eventing horses give an average of two nutritional supplements a day, but some gave as many as a dozen.
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