insulin resistance

Members and supporters were delighted by the recent release of The Equine Cushing's and Insulin Resistance Group Inc.'s (ECIR Group Inc.) second film entitled, Getting the Correct Diagnosis. Read more

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Muzzle with breathing space

Joyce Harman

Horse owners need to reconsider their grazing strategies, especially for those horses with metabolic issues. Read more

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IR Horse

Harman, DVM

The link between insulin resistance (IR) and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) in horses Read more

Equine Wellness

Insulin resistance is an inflammatory condition. Metabolic syndrome in humans is associated with elevation of a number of inflammatory proteins called cytokines but the picture in horses is far less clear Read more

Equine Wellness

An interview with Dr. Joyce Harman, an integrative veterinarian on insulin resistance in horses Read more


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Uckele has introduced an improved formula to help maintain healthy insulin levels and support thyroid function. Read more

Alfalfa can be an excellent addition to most horses’ diets, even for those who are insulin resistant (IR). Read more

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Turmeric, an Asian spice, has an impressive resume of reducing inflammation, relieving pain, protecting against brain degenerative diseases, and suppressing insulin resistance. Read more

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Horse in field


What do you do if you put your horse on a very strict diet to control his weight but he is not getting any thinner? Read more

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Horses graze on pasture at Mill Ridge Farm

Jimmy Henning, UK extension forage specialist

You need a good understanding of grasses before you turn your IR horse out on pasture. Read more

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Horses graze on pasture at Mill Ridge Farm

Jimmy Henning, UK extension forage specialist

What a healthy pasture should look like for an insulin-resistant horse. Read more

Equine Wellness

The symptoms typically thought of as hypothyroid (lethargic, overweight, non-shedding) are more often symptoms of other diseases or conditions, not an underactive thyroid. Running the proper tests and identifying the correct issues is essential. Read more

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