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Rancidity of Flax and other feeding oils defined

Feeding oils are an important strategy for increasing caloric intake for performance horses, in addition to helping maintain good coat condition, gut function and overall general health. However, feeding these types of products requires special considerations in order to prevent product rancidity. Rancidity (or ?going off’) is generally due to hydrolysis or oxidation, and most... download research article

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Manufacturing Medicinal Herbal Products for Horses

Because it’s always been used for that?? doesn’t cut it for Guelph-based Selected Bioproducts Inc. This manufacturer of medicinal herbal products for horses was the first to put objective science behind their equine herbal products more than a decade ago. And to this day they remain the only equine herbal products company in Canada to... download research article

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Getting To Know Your Friendly Fats

There are few scientific stories more widely told than that of the friendly fats. In an age besotted with counting calories and cholesterol, how cheerful it is to learn that ?fat’ need not be four-letter word. In fact, incorporating essential fatty acids into our horses’ diets is one of the simplest ways for us to...   download research article

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Breathe ? Helping Horses With Heaves

Recurrent airway obstruction (RAO), known previously as chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), is a debilitating respiratory condition that significantly contributes to lost training days and illness in racehorses. Herbs are becoming increasingly popular for the prophylaxis or treatment of the clinical signs of RAO despite a paucity of research on efficacy and safety... download research article

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Report on REGENERATE - A new Herbs For Horses joint supplement

Regenerate is a heterogeneous nutritional supplement manufactured and marketed for use in horses at risk for developing articular diseases. The product is comprised of methylsulfonyl methane (MSM), shark cartilage, glucosamine sulfate, mineral mix (containing copper, manganese and zinc), citrus bioflavonoids, herring and flax oils, hyaluronic acid, and vitamins C and E. download research article

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Herbs For Horses validates NEW joint supplement

Effect of High-Rosmarinic Acid Mint (HRAM) on cartilage explants stimulated with lipopolysaccharide: a validation study... download research article

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Cushings Disease In Horses

Cushings Disease is a syndrome of older horses (average age of 19 years) that is receiving increasing attention in the equine community. Also known as hyperadrenalcorticism, or pituitary pars intermedia dysfunction (PPID), the number of diagnosed cases has increased considerably over the past few years, likely due to improvements in general husbandry practices that increase... download research article

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ANISE: one plant - many benefits!

Anise (Pimpinella anisum) is an annual plant that grows wild from Ontario to North Carolina, across to Oklahoma. It is widely cultivated for its aromatic properties, found principally in the root and seeds… download research article

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