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When Horse Feed Is Too Old to Use

The manufacturing date provided on horse feed bags and tags is self-explanatory, the best-by date proves more nebulous. Even in best-case scenarios, different types of feed vary in the length of time they can be stored.

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How Does Dietary Rice Bran Affect Glycemic Response in Horses?

The objective of this study was twofold: to measure the starch content of rice bran, whole oats, and corn, and to determine the glycemic response to a meal of rice bran in Thoroughbred horses.


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Using Bacteria to Deworm Horses

In the face of a persistent increase in resistance of equine internal parasites to available chemical dewormers, Martin Nielsen, D.V.M., Ph.D., is choosing a different approach to parasite control.

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Nutritional Management of Horses in Chile

Many equine breeds are well represented in Chile, a country situated along the southwestern coast of South America. What is the nutritional management of these horses?