Similar to what is occurring with humans and companion animals, farriers and veterinarians are seeing more overweight horses. In fact, studies have shown as many as 50% of horses are overweight. Hoof Nutrition Intelligence is brought to you by the International Hoof-Care Summit.
A recent National Equine Health Survey (NEHS) revealed that 38% of horses taking part were recorded as suffering from health problems and one-third (32.9%) were categorized as lame.
Hoof Nutrition Intelligence is brought to you by the International Hoof-Care Summit.
Mirroring the epidemic in humans, equine obesity continues to grow at an alarming rate. Studies show that almost 50% of horses are considered overweight or obese in developed nations such as the United States and the United Kingdom. Hoof Nutrition Intelligence is brought to you by the International Hoof-Care Summit.
Most laminitis is caused by an elevation of insulin as a result of metabolic conditions such as equine metabolic syndrome and PPID (equine Cushing’s disease). Hoof Nutrition Intelligence is brought to you by Banixx.
While horses, ponies, donkeys and mules may develop laminitis on diets based on either hay or pasture, the cause isn’t fructan or hind gut acidosis. Hoof Nutrition Intelligence is brought to you by Banixx.
Horses are at increased risk for laminitis when grass begins to grow in the spring and provides abundant forage that is high in moisture and carbohydrates but low in fiber. Hoof Nutrition Intelligence is brought to you by Banixx.
In this episode, Arizona farrier Eric Billingsley shows the 4-Star gooseneck trailer and truck he relies on to navigate the hilly, desert country he calls home. He purchased and designed that trailer about 20 years ago and it continues to provide Billingsley and his apprentices with business efficiency and peace of mind.
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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.