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How Electrolytes Benefit Horses

How Electrolytes Benefit Horses

When a horse sweats, not only is water lost, but important electrolytes like sodium, chloride and potassium are lost. If too many electrolytes are lost serious problems like fatigue, muscle cramps, tying up and colic can occur.

Nutrition

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Mare and foal grazing

Grazing Behavior in Horses

An article in Journal of Equine Veterinary Science presented information on production and environmental impacts of grazing that might be of interest to horse owners and property managers.

KER Research

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measuring hindgut acidity

Will a Hindgut Buffer Nutritionally Support Horses that Eat a High-Grain Diet?

This study was designed to test the efficacy and safety of feeding a protected sodium bicarbonate product to treat hindgut acidosis in horses fed a high-grain ration.

Health

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polo player

Injury Rate for Polo Ponies

Horses used in the game of polo are asked to sprint at top speed, turn sharply, and make sudden stops,.The nature of the game puts both ponies and players in a position to sustain injuries.

General Interest

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Racehorse

Study Suggests Link Between High-Speed Training and Bone Fatigue in Racehorses

Injuries to the bones and joints are relatively common for racehorses in training. Recent research at the University of Melbourne was designed to investigate the fatigue properties of equine subchondral bone in Thoroughbred racehorses.