The Naturally Healthy Horse Blog

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Heaves in Horses

Recurrent airway obstruction (RAO), aka heaves, is an allergic and inflammatory lung disease in horses.  It’s similar to human asthma. Many people may not think of heaves as being all that dangerous, but my...

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Stretches for Horses

I know the importance of stretching before a workout from personal experience–as many of you might too.  After a couple of workout-related injuries (yep, it happens), I’m now sure to include stretching as a precursor...

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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...

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Q & A with Equine Nutritionist, Dr. Juliet Getty

Juliet M. Getty, Ph.D. has been called a “pioneer in free choice forage feeding,” and her articles and interviews often appear in national and international publications. Based in rural Waverly, Ohio, Dr. Getty runs...