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The Glycemic Index and Your Horse

  • Understand what the glycemic index is, and how it affects your horse
  • Ranks 10 common horse feeds on the glycemic index scale
  • Relates the use of the glycemic index for feeding horses with some common health problems

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Horse health essentials

Quote of the day

Watch the gauges just like the indicators in the car - watch his ears - watch his eyes; they are good indicators.Ray Hunt

Today's glossary term

Shying

When a horse jumps in fright. Part of the flight or fight nature of equines.

Tip of the day

Take the time to visit a horse expo or horse fair. These relatively low cost expositions are usually packed with great clinicians, equipment vendors, and exposure to different breeds and disciplines in the equine industry.