Oct 01

Dr. Stephen Duren on Equine Nutrition

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Steve Elliot of Alltech interviews Dr. Stephen Duren, on the stress that high-performance equine athletes undergo during long-distance transport required for international competition. Such dramatic disturbance to a horse's routine and environment can cause serious equine digestive problems like colic.

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Sep 21

Horse Mineral Safety - Preventing Contamination in Trace Minerals

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Horse Mineral Nutrition

What Are Trace Minerals?

Many horse supplements include trace minerals, really just metals with important biological functions. For horses, the most important trace minerals are: Iron, Manganese, Zinc, Copper, Cobalt, Iodine, and Selenium. Trace mineral deficiencies can cause a wide variety of health problems: including, poor hoof and hair condition, bone problems, and blood cell formation issues.

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