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John Wilkinson
'E'ssential: Vitamin E for Horses

'E'ssential: Vitamin E for Horses

Vitamin E is the #1 antioxidant that horses naturally consume to protect themselves from free radicals and oxidative stress. But many horses are deficient in vitamin E...

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Ask the Expert: How Can I Reduce the Risk of Ulcers in my Horses?

Ask the Expert: How Can I Reduce the Risk of Ulcers in my Horses?

To understand how we can feed horses to help prevent and heal ulcers, it is important to understand where and why they appear. Ask the Expert: Elisabeth Chizek, Equine Nutritionist. 

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Ask the Expert: Is Coastal Hay Safe for My Horse?

Ask the Expert: Is Coastal Hay Safe for My Horse?

Because it can be produced locally, it is commonly fed to horses throughout the southeast. Many horse owners believe coastal bermudagrass hay can cause colic, or more specifically, ileal impaction colic.

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Ask the Expert: How Can I Keep My Horse Hydrated During Travel?

Ask the Expert: How Can I Keep My Horse Hydrated During Travel?

My mare refuses to drink adequate amounts of water when traveling to a show. She also doesn't have interest in her salt block. How can I keep her hydrated?

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