Is it true I shouldn't use alfalfa for day-to-day feeding of the endurance horses I manage?
How can I boost my dressage horse's energy level?
While controlled inflammation following exercise helps muscles heal, excess oxidative stress, and the subsequent production of harmful free radicals does not.
According to a recent study, timing of furosemide administration greatly impacts efficacy of furosemide and therefore athletic performance.
Can I feed my lower-level event horse plain oats and hay? I know I can adjust the amount of energy he consumes through increasing or decreasing oats, but will his nutrient requirements be met?
A horse’s sweat is heavily concentrated with electrolytes. For this reason, heavily sweating horses lose substantial amounts of electrolytes during prolonged exercise. If losses are great enough, a disruption in the balance of electrical charge both inside and outside of a muscle cell can upset normal contraction and relaxation processes.
A recent study suggests that body weights of racehorses vary from season to season, and differences in energy metabolism might exist between sexes.
Would omega-3s help prevent a racehorse from bleeding when he breezes?
For certain performance horses, would free-choice access to a white or mineralized salt block negate the need for a daily electrolyte supplementation?
The two most common questions about electrolyte supplements include what type of product is best and how much electrolyte should be fed.
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