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Dietary Sugar Vs. the Hoof

Can hoof problems be caused by my horse owner clients feeding too much sugar from grains or from forages?
More horse owners seem to be learning about the dangers of sugars with respect to hoof health. Sugar in a horse’s feed, including that found in both cereal grains and pasture plants, can have both direct and indirect negative consequences on hoof health.
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Dietary Risk Factors Linked to Laminitis

Emphasizing dietary management and pointing out risk factors to horse owners may help stave off dangerous bouts of laminitis

EDUCATING HORSE OWNERS and providing them with information on the latest research findings on the links between equine nutrition and the development of laminitis, may go a long way toward improving laminitis prevention in your client’s horses.


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