What is a safe way to provide vitamins and minerals to Miniature Horses?
In addition to the antioxidant benefits of selenium, supplementation with selenium may also improve mitochondrial biogenesis, an increase in mitochondrial mass to improve energy production.
A study conducted in Brazil evaluated the effect of omega-3 fatty acid on the quality of fresh, cooled, and frozen semen from Mangalarga Marchador stallions.
A group of researchers conducted an experiment to confirm a hypothesis that decreased macromineral intake would improve utilization of trace minerals such as copper, zinc, and selenium.
In recent years, horse owners have been warned against rushing for the jug of corn oil when a beautiful coat is desired or additional calories for weight gain are needed. Why?
What can I feed my Fjord gelding to help improve hoof health?
Vitamin E plays an important role in muscle and nerve function, which likely explains why the nutrient is commonly fed to performance horses.
For horses that have access to plentiful amounts of fresh green forage, additional vitamin supplementation is often unnecessary. Shortly after harvesting, however, the amount of vitamins A and E decreases significantly in hay and hay products.
Despite its scarcity in a horse’s natural diet of forage, fat has proven to be a useful additive in equine rations for two primary reasons: to bump up energy and to boost coat condition.
How concerned should I be about my new hay being brownish-green instead of bright green?
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