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Juliet Getty, PHD

Salt, chemically known as sodium chloride (NaCl) is fundamental to your horse’s well-being. Even horses who are not working require a daily supply. Read more

Equine Wellness

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Hemp Stalk - KYHempsters - CoFounders, Kirstin Bohnert, Alyssa Faith Erickson

The ingredients tag on your commercial feed says it all. Protein source? Likely, soybeans. Fat source? Likely, soybean oil. But the love affair with soy is starting to fade. Read more

Equine Wellness

Horse Pasture

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Driving through Kentucky recently, I passed breathtaking farms – acres and acres of meticulously manicured pastures, lined with black Kentucky-style four board fences that seemed to travel for miles. What struck me, however, was their barrenness. Read more

Equine Wellness

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Karen Tappenden

Researchers from Poland[i] set out to determine the effect of music played in the barn, on the emotional state of racehorses. Many horse owners have found that music has an apparent calming effect on fear, aggression, and overall stress. Read more

Equine Wellness

Shipping a Horse

Karen Tappenden

With travel and competition season just around the corner, "show nerves" are common. Agitated, nervous horses that are normally well behaved may benefit from nutritional calming. Read more

Equine Wellness

The non-GMO label is not a measure of safety in and of itself. Read more

Equine Wellness

Grain

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Reading a hay analysis report or puzzling over the ingredients in feed or supplements can be a chore, yet when considering particular elements—selenium, for example—some minor math can make a major difference to your horse’s health. Read more

Equine Wellness

Hay and possible bugs

Karen Tappenden

Dr. Getty’s February Tip: Which should be fed first – hay or grain? Read more

In the Field

stacked hay

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Dr. Getty's Tip on hay and its nutrition value Read more

Equine Wellness

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There’s a component to weight loss that has nothing to do with calories – it has to do with hormones. Read more

Educational

The best time to graze the insulin resistant horse. Read more

Educational

This is a recurring question that I receive. Which should be fed first – hay or grain? Read more

Equine Wellness

stethoscope – a highly valuable piece of equipment during any urgent health situation Read more

Equine Wellness

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Kim Baker

Never be complacent about gas colic in the horse because it can lead to complications such as displacement or twisting of the large colon. Read more

Equine Wellness

Shipping a Horse

Karen Tappenden

It is critical that your horse be in top physical health before embarking to an unfamiliar area. Read more

Equine Wellness

It is easy to understand how feeding misconceptions can occur. Here are three not-co-commonly held myths. Read more

Equine Wellness

Camelina Oil

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The type of oil you choose can have a significant impact on your horse’s health Read more

Equine Wellness

Horse Grazing

Holistic Horse. Inc

Clippings are too easy to over-consume, and eating large amounts at one time can lead to excess fermentation in the hind gut, potentially causing colic and laminitis. Read more

Equine Wellness

It is easy to understand how feeding misconceptions can occur. Here are three not-co-commonly held myths. Read more

Equine Wellness

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