Set Up the Newborn Foal’s Immune System for Success

January, 2023 \ by Amanda Bradbery, Ph.D. Collaborator

Published: June 2020 | Updated: January 2023 Key Takeaways: Researchers have discovered that the mare passes her microbiome on to her foal, just like a woman passes it on to...

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What you need to know about the margo plicatus

September, 2022 \ by Casie Bazay

Published: January 2021 | Updated: September 2022 Equine stomach function and anatomy probably isn’t at the forefront of most horse owners’ thoughts. However, there are a few things performance horse...

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Can probiotics help manage Equine Metabolic Syndrome?

June, 2021 \ by Casie Bazay Collaborator

If your horse is obese, has fatty deposits along the neck or rump, or has experienced intermittent episodes of laminitis, he may very well be suffering from Equine Metabolic Syndrome...

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How to feed a horse (the right way!)

December, 2020 \ by Brittany Silvers

Key Takeaways: Forage should be the basis of every equine diet; horses require at least 1% of their body weight (BW) in hay everyday.  Concentrate meals should not exceed 0.5%...

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How does the horse digestive system work?

December, 2020 \ by Brittany Silvers

Horses are like magical unicorns, and no, not because of their majestic movement and beauty. Horses have a very special digestive system that differs from most other animals on the...

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Is the Microbiome Related to Ulcers in Horses?

September, 2020 \ by Brittany Silvers

Did you know that up to 65% of performance horses and even many non-performance horses are affected by ulcers? (1,2).  These can be extremely painful for the horse and can...

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