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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

My horse's feet are swift as rolling thunder. He carries me away from all my fears. And when the world threatens to fall asunder, his mane is there to wipe away my tears.Bonnie Lewis

Today's glossary term


Any of various skin disorders marked by intense irritation and itching.

Tip of the day

In colder climates, ventilation is potential problem in horse barns during winter. Keep the barn doors open and maintain good ventilation to reduce respiratory problems.