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Nutrition

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mare and foal

Mare Care: Improve Colostrum Quality

High-quality colostrum nourishes foals and protects them from disease-causing pathogens. Colostrum of lesser quality can leave a foal ill-equipped to handle pathogenic assaults. How can owners ensure their mares produce top-of-the-line colostrum?

KER Research

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yearling sales

How Important Are Size and Body Condition for Thoroughbred Sale Yearlings?

Buyers look at various factors--pedigree, conformation, and racing performance of siblings--when considering the purchase of a Thoroughbred yearling. This study was conducted to find out the influence of body size and condition score on sale price.

Health

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sick horse

Five Facts: Equine Herpesvirus-1

How do horses become infected with equine herpesvirus-1, and how can you prevent your horse from getting sick at your next event? Check out these five fast facts to avoid “going viral.”

General Interest

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horse itching

Fighting Allergies in Horses: Therapeutic Proteins

Allergy treatments for horses vary depending on the underlying cause, severity, and owner preference. A group of researchers recently tested a more novel method of reducing allergic sensitivity.