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Six Tips for Feeding Horses to Minimize Colic

If you’ve been unlucky enough to hold a stall-light vigil during the wee hours of the morning, then you know how terrifying a bout of colic can truly be.

KER Research

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How Does Body Type Relate to Insulin Level in Performance Horses and Ponies?

This study was conducted to quantify whether body condition was related to resting insulin, glucose, and triglycerides.


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Equine Blood Types and Neonatal Isoerythrolysis

Horses have eight major blood groups but more than 30 variations within these groups. Most of the time, blood groups are not an issue, but one exception, neonatal isoerythrolysis (NI), is important. This condition can be fatal to newborn foals.

General Interest

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Why Your Horse Might Be Hard to Catch

For a horse owner, few things are more infuriating than not being able to catch your horse. Whether he runs from you as soon as he sees you, or waits until you are a step away and then moves just fast enough to stay out of reach, you quickly lose patience.