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MM#34: Feeding Psyllium Helps Horses Avoid Sand Colic

Unlike many types of colic, sand colic is caused by a well-known culprit: a build-up of dirt or sand in the stomach. While most horses won’t intentionally ingest sand, grazing or eating hay from sandy […]

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Monday Myth #32: Certain types of wormer cause my horse to colic

There’s a surprisingly large population of horse owners who have experienced a case of colic immediately after giving a horse treatment to get rid of worms. This has led to a belief that certain types […]

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Monday Myth # 29: Giving a Horse Extra Grain Before Travel Helps Recovery

Traveling is often hard on horses. Horse owners do their best to mitigate these factors with careful preparation before a trip — but very few trainers look forward to shipping a horse. Many horse owners […]

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Monday Myth #25: Hard Keeping Horses Need More Grain in Winter

Owners of hard-keeping horses tend to dread the cold winter months. That time of year is most challenging to help their horses maintain a healthy weight. A common approach to combating winter weight loss is […]

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Hindgut Conditions in Horses. Not Just Colic that Affects Horse Hindgut.

Many horse people operate under the assumption that there are really only two conditions that affect the health of the equine gut: gastric ulcers in the stomach and colic in the hindgut. The truth is […]

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Cribbing in Horses Often Related to Gastric Ulcers, not Learned.

Cribbing is a nasty habit for horses. When they lock those upper teeth down on a fence or feed bucket and suck in air, it’s hard on the horse (their teeth, musculature, and back), it […]

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