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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

There's such a thing as heaven on earth; it's called a horse.Joyce

Today's glossary term

Necropsy

An examination of a body after death.

Tip of the day

Mature horses between 5 and 18 years of age, that have no dental abnormalities, and that graze on pasture may only require dentistry every two years. These horse's teeth should still be checked annually by your veterinarian.