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Liver disease in horses

Liver disease in horses

The liver is the largest organ in the body of the horse. It is in charge of metabolising carbohydrates, proteins, and fat and can also excrete numerous toxic compounds. Eduardo Alguacil, MRCVS provides an update on the causes, symptoms and treatment options for equine liver disease.
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Update on laminitis

Update on laminitis

Laminitis is now considered to be a syndrome associated with systemic disease (sepsis or endocrine disease) or altered weight bearing rather than being a disease itself. Nicola Menzies-Gow takes an in-depth look into laminitis...
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Ingredient spotlight: Turmeric

Ingredient spotlight: Turmeric

Turmeric is an equine supplement that is commonly used due to its supportive functions in the body. Senior Nutritionist, Anouk Frieling MSc Equine Sciences, BSc (Hons), investigates the composition, bioavailability and health benefits of turmeric as an equine supplement.
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Feed better for less™: balancing the forage diet and saving money

Feed better for less™: balancing the forage diet and saving money

In the second part of our series on how to feed better for less™, Dr. Wood explains how to balance your horse's diet in the most cost effective way.
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Feed better for less™: maximise the efficiency of your feeding plan

Feed better for less™: maximise the efficiency of your feeding plan

As the cost of living increases, Dr. Stephanie Wood looks at how we can feed our horses better for less, starting with helping him to get the most out of his feeding plan.
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Equine metabolic syndrome

Equine metabolic syndrome

In issue 4 of The Journal for Equine Nutrition, guest contributor Alison Morris takes an in-depth look at Equine Metabolic Syndrome, the risk factors associated with it and how horses with this condition can be managed.
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Nutrient spotlight: Vitamin E

Nutrient spotlight: Vitamin E

Feedmark's Senior Nutritionist, Anouk Frieling, looks at Vitamin E, its many important roles within the body and what happens when there is a Vitamin E deficiency.
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Strangles Awareness Week 2022

Strangles Awareness Week 2022

Strangles is a common disease that affects equines all over the world. For Strangles Awareness Week 2022, Dr. Wood looks into the symptoms, treatment and prevention...
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Insect bite hypersensitivity: overview, management and future treatment

Insect bite hypersensitivity: overview, management and future treatment

Feedmark's Assistant Nutritionist, Rebecca Allan, looks at the cause, diagnosis and treatment of sweet itch, a common seasonal allergic condition that affects a wide range of horses and ponies.
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The Role of Electrolytes in the Exercising Horse

The Role of Electrolytes in the Exercising Horse

Dr. Femke Schaafstra, PhD Equine Nutrition, MSc, BSc, takes an in-depth look into electrolytes and their use in horses.
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