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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

One reason why birds and horses are not unhappy is because they are not trying to impress other birds and horses.Dale Carnegie

Today's glossary term

Lope

A form of canter in western-style riding and showing that is a slow, three-beat gait.

Tip of the day

Small grooming clippers ($100-$200) are preferred by professional grooms for clipping a horse's face and legs. For body clipping, large heavy-duty clippers ($200+) are required.