Athletic horses need appropriate muscle mass to support their rider’s weight, perform the task at hand, and protect their joints and support soft tissues, such as tendons and ligaments.
Am I feeding my draft gelding the best I can for pulling competitions?
How can I get my performance horse to lose weight?
Is it possible to oversupplement electrolytes? In most cases, probably not. But there are some other considerations to keep in mind.
Proactive prevention may reduce post-exercise inflammation, so the key is to combat inflammation before it occurs. Enter, omega-3 fatty acids.
Researchers believe that some molds can potentially produce a positive drug test for competitive horses.
Veterinarians once thought that bacterial infection due to inhaled particles was the cause of arytenoid chondritis, or inflammation of the arytenoid cartilages, but a new study suggests otherwise.
I need to step up the weight-gain program for my thin Thoroughbred mare without making her more excitable. Can you help?
My gelding is a solid 6 as far as body condition goes--a bit of a chub! Would losing a touch of weight increase his energy level when I am riding him?
Here are three examples of high-energy fibrous feeds—also called super fibers—that provide more energy than regular hay.
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