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Citrus Pulp: A New Ingredient for Horse Feeds?

Citrus pulp, the material left over when orange juice is produced, contains fiber and carbohydrates, two of the staples of equine diets.Can citrus pulp be safely incorporated into feeds for horses?


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Understanding Protein Requirements in Horses: New Research

A recent study attempted to clarify the role of lysine, an essential amino acid, in the diets of growing horses.

KER Research

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What Are the Total-Tract Digestibility and Glycemic Responses of Processed Corn in Sedentary Horses?

A study was conducted to investigate the nutritional value of GM (Golden Max) for horses and compare it to the typical forms of processed corn commonly fed to horses, cracked (CC) and steam-flaked corn (SF).


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Tying-Up in Arabian Horses: New Data

Arabians participating in endurance competitions may suffer exertional rhabdomyolysis—commonly referred to as tying-up—more frequently than originally suspected. As such, affected horses may benefit from dietary changes to minimize bouts of this potentially debilitating condition.

General Interest

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Guess the Weight of These Horses

Knowing your horse’s weight is important, not only from a nutritional standpoint, but also from a health and welfare perspective. Fine-tune your weight-guessing skills by determining how much each of these Appaloosas weighs.