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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

Always remember if the saddle creaks, it's not paid fer.Author Unknown

Today's glossary term

Y chromosome

The genetic chromosome that when paired with an X chromosome produces a male animal.

Tip of the day

It takes about one year for a tail hair to grow full length. If you like a full and gorgeous horse tail, inspect your horse housing for hair catchers (nail heads, splinters, bucket handles, etc.) Pound them in, cover them with tape or remove them.