Thoroughbred Racehorse Fatality Rate Increases Slightly
The rate of fatal injury of Thoroughbred racehorses increased slightly in 2017, according to an analysis of Equine Injury Database (EID) statistics.
Months after an incident at a BASF chemical factory in Ludwigshafen, Germany, that caused a shortage of vitamins A and E, consumers may see feed and nutritional supplement prices rising. Even as the plant resumes operations, some vitamin prices are increasing by 1,000%.
Less Than Half Of Australians Hire A Farrier Every 6 Weeks
A horse health management practices survey reveals that less than half of Australian horse owners provided hoof care at least every 6 weeks, according to the Journal of Applied Animal Welfare Science.
Vitamin C comes in and out of supplement headlines. As happens with many nutrients, exaggerated claims end up being made and when these eventually prove to be unwarranted, the pendulum swings too far in the other direction. There is no question vitamin C plays a pivotal role in health.
Equine joint pain impacts performance, overall mobility and can really make a farrier’s job more difficult.
It is expected, on some level, as horses get older, but joint pain impacts almost every performance horse additionally.
“What should I feed my horse?”
It’s a question that horse owners ask their farriers from time to time. The easy answer is, “Well, you need to feed a balanced diet.” Yet, a horse owner doesn’t always understand what that is.
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From the feed room to the tack room, SmartPak offers innovative solutions to help riders take great care of their horses. SmartPak was founded in 1999 with the introduction of the patented SmartPak™ supplement feeding system. The revolutionary, daily dose SmartPaks are custom-made for your horse, individually labeled and sealed for freshness.