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.
Can soy hulls cause reduced fertility in mares?
High-quality colostrum nourishes foals and protects them from disease-causing pathogens, while colostrum of lesser quality can leave a foal ill-equipped to handle pathogenic assaults. How can owners ensure their mares produce top-of-the-line colostrum?
What is "cow hay," and is it suitable for horses?
Would bread yeast improve my racehorse's digestion?
One proposed hypothesis explains that poor semen quality following cooling involves the production of high levels of free radicals that damage sperm cell membranes. With this in mind, several research groups attempted to add antioxidants to collected semen samples as protection from free radical damage.
Why isn't protein content the primary consideration when selecting a feed for a mature horse?
Instead of reaching for peppermints as treats, consider brightly colored fruits, vegetables, and even berries so horses reap the rewards of a class of compounds called polyphenols.
The benefits of omega-3 supplementation are becoming increasingly clear, thus skyrocketing the popularity of products containing long-chain fatty acids. Is there a difference between omega-3 sources, or are all omega-3s created equally?
An equine nutritionist suggested vitamin E for my show horse that travels nonstop for much of the year. Why?
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