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Food Allergies : Are blood tests reliable ?

Food Allergies : Are blood tests reliable ?...

With the arrival of spring, the appearance of multiple allergens such as pollens, biting insects, dust mites, etc., can trigger allergic reactions in some horses, symptoms often manifesting on a cutaneous and respiratory level.

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Gastic Ulcers in the Athletic Horse

Gastic Ulcers in the Athletic Horse...

The digestive sphere being the Achilles heel of equines, it is often here that the first disorders appear. Amongst the digestive disorders observed in horses in training, gastric ulcers hold the first place.

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HAYGAIN, Hay Steamers

HAYGAIN, Hay Steamers...

In addition to being beneficial to the digestive system (buffer effect in the stomach, bulk to favour a healthy transit and maintain a beneficial digestive flora) and important to the mental well being (occupation), hay represents a non negligible energy source.

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Mare Fertility

Mare Fertility...

Reproduction is a « luxury » function. It is only assured if other requirements notably those of maintaining vital functions are covered and if the animal is in good health. Thus, first affected by any feeding error, reproduction is also the last to benefit from appropriate correction.

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Azoturia - Part 2

Azoturia - Part 2...

Known under various names, equine rhabdomyolysis syndrome (ERS), exertional rhabdomyolysis (ER), exertional myopathy, Monday morning disease, tying-up or set fast, is a disease of the muscular system which occurs during exercise.

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Azoturia - Part 1

Azoturia - Part 1...

Known under various names, equine rhabdomyolysis syndrome (ERS), exertional rhabdomyolysis (ER), exertional myopathy, Monday morning disease, tying-up or set fast, this is a disease of the muscular system which occurs during exercise. It can be sporadic or reoccurring.

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Weaning...

Weaning is a crucial moment occurring during the first months of a foals life. A badly prepared weaning can lead to a « growth crisis » that can have long term repercussions if not followed by « compensatory growth » in the following months.[nbsp

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