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Where #SeriousHorsePeople come to better understand digestive health in horses and its impact and management.

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Myth: Horses Don’t Need Hay at Night Because They Sleep

Humans are a pretty predictable bunch; unless you live in someplace like Iceland or Alaska, most of us sleep when the sun goes down, and get up to work or play when the sun is […]

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3 Ways Equitation Science is Changing the Gastric Ulcer Conversation

Gastric ulcers are a serious problem for horses. Despite a plethora of research and increasing understanding of this condition among academics and practitioners, as well as trainers and owners, we don’t seem to be making […]

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Knottenbelt Discusses Large Colon Pathology in Horses [VIDEO]

Since 2014, Professor Derek Knottenbelt and a team of researchers at the University of Glasgow, Scotland, have been studying gastrointestinal diseases in horses. Knottenbelt, an equine internal medicine specialist, is one of the most respected […]

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Myth: Don’t Feed Horses Before Riding

This barn-aisle debate, whether or not to allow horses to eat before riding, rages on, often with little consensus. Perhaps you’ve been told not to feed a horse within 30 minutes to an hour before […]

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Small Strongyles: a Potentially Serious and Hidden Danger to Digestive Health

Much like the decades-old The Price is Right’s sign-off — “don’t forget to get your pets spayed or neutered!” — horse vets across the world have issued a similar plea for years: “Don’t forget to […]

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Myth: My Horse Isn’t Stressed

We’ve all seen horses that we would label easily “stressed out.” We see them sweating when it’s not hot or they haven’t exerted themselves, behaving aggressively, or jigging and whirling around their handlers. Sometimes we […]

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