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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

The rider should stay alive and stay alert.Ray Hunt

Today's glossary term

Ankylosis

Abnormal immobility or fusing of a joint.

Tip of the day

Girth galls are caused by chafing due to a loose or dirty cinch. Inspect cinches and clean regularly. Make sure the saddle is snug, but not tight or loose prior to mounting.