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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

Adjust to fit the situation.Ray Hunt

Today's glossary term


A counterirritant is a substance which creates inflammation in one location with the goal of lessening the inflammation in another location.

Tip of the day

Irrigated hay crops have multiple "cuttings" during the growing season. Many prefer second or later cuttings as the first cutting may contain more weeds and more moisture leading to mold.