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"Annual dental care can help position horses for year-round success by preventing dental issues that can cause difficulty eating, bit discomfort and reduced suppleness in the jaw, poll and topline.”
"Liver fluke infection in horses has been associated with poor performance, inappetence, colic, anemia and signs consistent with liver disease.”
"Senior horses can be more susceptible to disease because of their immune system’s inability to work as well as it did earlier in life and this makes vaccinations a higher priority.”
"The lift is designed to help rehabilitate horses suffering from injuries and other musculoskeletal problems by providing mobility, weight distribution and support.”
"Since spring is the epitome of change, it is common sense that the horses' gut does not cope well with the season's quick environmental and nutritional changes leading to new cases of colic.”
"Basic vitamins and minerals play a crucial role in your horse's immune system, but before adding immune stimulating products, it's vital to build the foundation into your horse's immune system with a good vitamin/mineral supplement.”
Causes of Mortality in Aged Horses Reveals Need to Better Understand Complexities of Geriatric Horse Health
"Review of necropsy cases examined in study at UKVDL revealed that the main organ system contributing to deaths in a group of aged horses was the digestive system, followed rather closely by the cardiovascular system.”
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