• Equine Nutrition and Parasite Management: Exploring Interconnections

    The relationship between equine nutrition and parasite management has emerged as a focal point of inquiry, reflecting a growing understanding of the intricate ecological dynamics within equine health. Noémie Laroche, a doctoral researcher at the animal nutrition and health research company Lab to Field, delves into this nexus, presenting initial findings at the recent Equita Lyon exhibition.

  • Equine Metabolic Syndrome (EMS)

    Equine Metabolic Syndrome (EMS) is a condition characterized by impaired insulin production and abnormal fat distribution in equines. Insulin, a pancreatic hormone normally responsible for the entry of glucose into cells, is ineffective in this case, leading to an accumulation of glucose in the blood and lymphatic circulation.

  • Weaning Foals: Underestimated Stress and its Long-Term Consequences

    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.

  • Kurkuma for horses

    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.

  • Dung is crucial!

    Droppings are often tedious to collect, but it's always important to take the time to analyze them.

  • A balanced diet for the well-being of your horses

    The fundamentals of a balanced, natural diet for your horse.

  • How can probiotics help maintain your horse's intestinal health?

    "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.

  • Response to Stress and Immune Responses in Young and Old Horses after Transport

    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.

  • Toxic plants

    Plant Intoxications in Equines: Risks, Prevention and Practical Examples

  • Horses with bad temperaments

    Bad-tempered partners: put away or cure? A study of chronic pain and aggression in horses.

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