Research findings identified 400 new allergens related to severe equine asthma and also implicated latex as a cause of severe equine asthma.
It's not as fancy as a pricey magic bullet supplement, but the best place to start supporting your EMS horse on a low-sugar and starch diet is with balanced intake of key minerals.
While every horse is unique and ages differently, you'll learn ways to maintain health well into his mature years that promote and maintain vitality and quality in his life.
In fact, gastrointestinal diseases are the leading cause of death in horses.
The horse's diet is naturally rich in plant antioxidants such as carotenoids, flavonoids and polyphenols and fresh green plants of all types have high levels of antioxidants.
The equine kidney has a vital role in overall health and a variety of disease processes can impair renal function.
Horsemen evaluate visible characteristics such as conformation, coat color, speed, endurance, as well as family history, and make breeding decisions based on these evaluations.
Disorders of a horse's muscular system cause poor performance and sometimes, death, and in certain groups of athletic horses, 5% to 25% have heritable muscular disorders.
Efficacy and safety of an equine liquid amniotic tissue allograft on equine distal limb wound healing is being conducted in conjunction with the university's Equine Surgery and Sports Medicine faculty.
Factors in how much water a horse needs include: environmental temperature, humidity, feed quality, type and amount of feed, physical activity level and health.