Nutrition

Fill up your plate with information, tips and advice you can share with your footcare clients on how nutrition plays a critical role in the health of the equine foot.

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I’ve got a mare my farrier thinks may be suffering from equine metabolic syndrome. What is it and how do I manage it?

I’ve found horses diagnosed with metabolic issues are generally horses with equine metabolic syndrome (EMS), Cushing’s or insulin resistance. I have two horses diagnosed with EMS, which is the inability to process certain sugars found in green grass, green forage or green hay. In the old days, they referred to these concerns as spring founder or grass founder. Hoof Nutrition Intelligence is brought to you by the International Hoof-Care Summit.
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