Category: Vitamins and Minerals

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Vitamin E for Horses

The following article was written by equine nutritionist, Dr. Juliet Getty, PhD.  To read more nutrition articles by Dr. Getty, see her website.   Vitamin E – Requirement vs Recommendation Every few years, the National...

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Whole Foods for Horses

I have to admit, I spend quite a bit of time thinking about nutrition–my own and my horses’.  It’s become somewhat of a passion of mine.  And something I’ve been thinking a lot about...

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Magnesium Sources for Horses

A while back, I did a post on Supplemental Magnesium for Horses.  Magnesium is one mineral that I always make sure to supplement (especially since my pasture and hay are usually deficient in it.) ...

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Iron Overload in Horses

I recently wrote an article for The Horse about a study which evaluated the potential link between insulin resistance (IR) and iron overload in horses.  Interestingly enough, the study’s purpose was actually to investigate this...

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Selenium for Horses

Selenium was something I’d never really spent a tremendous amount of time thinking about until taking a couple of equine nutrition courses a few years ago.  And I still can’t say I spend a...