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No hoof, no horse: Laminitis treatment and prevention

Laminitis is a common, debilitating and potentially life-threatening equine ailment that can be both difficult and expensive to treat. But with some simple management practices, it can be avoided.

Heat and horses: A stressful combination

Heat and horses can be a deadly duo, so it's important to have a good understanding of heat exhaustion warning signs and how to address them.

Global Feed Survey

2019 Alltech Global Feed Survey estimates world feed production increased by 3 percent to 1.103 billion metric tons…

The 2019 Alltech Global Feed Survey, released today, estimates that international feed tonnage has increased by a strong 3 percent to 1.103 billion metric tons of feed produced in 2018, exceeding 1 billion metric tons for the third…

Winning at weaning: 5 steps to a low-stress transition for mare and foal

Separating mares and foals at weaning time doesn't have to be a high-stress event. Lifelong equestrian Cait Brown has some advice for making this transition go more smoothly.

The winners of the Alltech #iamAG photo contest each won a trip to ONE: The Alltech Ideas Conference, to be held May 19-21, 2019, in Lexington, Kentucky. ​

U.S. farmers win trips to the ONE: The Alltech Ideas Conference with #iamAG photo contest

The Alltech #iamAG online agvocacy photo contest showcased the beauty of American agriculture through the eyes of producers, who submitted and shared photos of their farms for the opportunity to win a trip to ONE: The Alltech Ideas…

Dr. William Bernard: Healthy as a horse: Probiotics and equine performance

Horses encounter unique challenges that can impact health and overall performance. As equestrians take a closer look at gut health, what benefits do probiotics offer? Renowned equine veterinarian Dr. William Bernard works in the heart of…

Equine Tag-ology: What a feed tag says (and does not say)

Understanding what's on your feed tag can help you provide better nutrition to your horse. Feeds may look to be the same in the feed tub, but once inside your horse's digestive tract the differences can be dramatic.

Scaletti and Murphy: Less is more with organic trace minerals

Twenty years' worth of research demonstrates that organic trace minerals are far superior to inorganic sources. So why do nutritionists continue to incorporate inorganic minerals into the feed? Are the perceived cost savings only short-…

High-tech horses: 5 insights for the cloning-curious

Given the opportunity, would you recreate your best horse? If you find yourself even mildly curious at the thought, here are 5 things you should know about equine cloning.