Equine Exercise Physiology: Red Blood Cell Flexibility

Horses store up to one-third of their red blood cells in their spleen and release them upon intense exercise. The added red blood cells increase the amount of oxygen in the bloodstream, contributing to the horse’s innate athleticism. Continue reading…

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Feeding Older Horses

From loss of body mass to the onset and progression of organ dysfunction, including the dental, neurological, immunological, and other body systems, going gray isn’t always graceful. Continue reading…

Preventative Health Care for Horses: Measuring Trends

Horse ownership brings with it a long to-do list. Long hours mucking, cleaning, and researching the best dietary choices can’t (and shouldn’t) be avoided, and according to a recent study, neither should veterinary-guided preventive health care. Continue reading…

Bits & Pieces

Age-Related Changes of the Equine Gastrointestinal Tract

First-Cutting Hay for Horses: Buy or Bypass?

Unusual Appetite: Your Horse Eats What?
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