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  • Why Is This Horse So Skinny?

    By Kentucky Equine Research Staff · November 3, 2000

    Insufficient caloric intake is the primary cause of failure to maintain sufficient body condition in horses. A variety of reasons may account for caloric deficiency. Some are easy to pinpoint and simple to address, such as parasite loads or teeth problems. Others are impossible to diagnose without euthanizing the horse and performing a necropsy. Physical problems of the digestive tract account for many of these problems, but there may be psychological and environmental reasons as well.

  • Nutritionist Q&A: Fats

    By Kentucky Equine Research Staff · September 15, 1998

    Do we have adequate research and understanding of what the impact of high-fat diets might be to their metabolism or to their overall physical development?


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