Weaning is a crucial stage in a foal's life, marking the transition from maternal dependence to independence. However, this natural process can be a source of intense stress for the young horse, with potentially serious consequences for its long-term health and well-being.
Turmeric, derived from the turmeric plant, has recently become popular as a feed supplement for horses. It is renowned for its anti-inflammatory benefits and is used in horses suffering from laminitis, arthritis, metabolic syndrome and other health problems.
Droppings are often tedious to collect, but it's always important to take the time to analyze them.
The fundamentals of a balanced, natural diet for your horse.
"Probiotics for horses: intestinal balance at full speed" Your horse is your best partner and his health is vital to his performance. Digestive problems can have a significant impact on his general well-being and sporting performance. That's where probiotics come in.
However, it has been observed that transport, particularly over long distances, can increase stress and reduce immune function in equines. It would appear that older horses are more prone to alterations in immune function in response to trailer transport.
Plant Intoxications in Equines: Risks, Prevention and Practical Examples
Bad-tempered partners: put away or cure? A study of chronic pain and aggression in horses.
According to researchers, the severity of gastric ulcers in horses goes beyond the physical.
The result is clear: there is a link between microbiota composition and cardiovascular fitness during racing, with a diverse microbiota having a beneficial effect. Horses with a less diverse microbiota, especially rich in bacteria of the Lachnospiraceae genus, recover less well after endurance exercise.