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Nutrition

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bone health in horses

Supplements, Tiludronate, and Bone Health in Horses

In addition to appropriate training regimens, diet plays an important role in healthy bone formation. Calcium, phosphorus, magnesium, and other minerals and vitamins contribute to skeletal strength. In certain horses, nutritional supplements containing these ingredients could make the difference between sound and lame.

KER Research

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What Is the Best Type of Selenium Supplement for Horses?

This study was conducted to evaluate how exercised Thoroughbreds digest and retain selenium from either sodium selenite or selenium-enriched yeast-supplemented diets.

Health

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pituitary pars intermedia dysfunction in horses

Equine Cushing's Disease: Back to Basics

Equine Cushing’s disease remains a diagnostic challenge for veterinarians and a management puzzle for many horse owners. Although commonly referred to as equine Cushing’s disease, the more correct term, pituitary pars intermedia dysfunction, better describes the condition.

General Interest

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autologous treatment in horses

Medications Impact Autologous Treatment Options in Horses

Veterinarians use regenerative therapies to manage certain musculoskeletal conditions in horses where they collect samples that can be stored for future use. What if your horse was either on medication or had an underlying condition at the time of sample collection? How does that affect future use of the sample?