Saturday, March 23, 2019
Health News

Health News

Check out horse Health News for the latest articles by Dr. Juliet Getty, Ph.D. and other equestrian professionals and organizations compelled to advise about horse health. Here you will find horse health content about foot care, laminitis, colic, feeding your equine, worming, vaccinations and many more categories.

Every Horse Needs These Five Things by Juliet M. Getty, Ph.D.   It's easy to spend a fortune on the next fancy feed, supplement or gadget. Sure, there...

Dr. Juliet Getty speaks on equine nutrition on Monty Roberts' Horsemanship Radio.   Dr. Juliet Getty, internationally respected equine nutritionist, speaks periodically on the award winning Horsemanship Radio. Her...

Minnesota's livestock producers and veterinarians should be on the lookout for seasonal diseases like anthrax St. Paul, Minn. - The Minnesota Board of Animal Health reminds livestock...

Four Directions Amino Acids Can Take - The Importance of Feeding Several Protein Sources --By Juliet M. Getty, Ph.D. --  The quantity of protein in the diet is...

Choose Hemp instead of Soy!   By Juliet M. Getty, Ph.D.   The ingredients tag on your commercial feed says it all. Protein source? Likely, soybeans. Fat source?...

Music Helps Horses Better Respond to Performance Demands by Juliet M. Getty, Ph.D. Researchers from Poland set out to determine the effect of music played in the barn, on the...

Rhodiola rosea Controls Cortisol by Juliet M. Getty, Ph.D. Cortisol -- the STRESS hormone. Although an important hormone, when consistently elevated it negatively impacts carbohydrate metabolism, causing...

Dr. Getty’s Four Favorite Calming Ingredients   by Dr. Juliet M. Getty, Ph.D. With travel and competition season just around the corner, "show nerves" are common. Agitated,...

Do the Math for Improved Equine Nutrition Reading a hay analysis report or puzzling over the ingredients in feed or supplements can be a chore,...

Dr. Getty’s February Tip: Hay before grain, or vice-versa? Which should be fed first – hay or grain?  If you’re feeding correctly, this issue is truly a moot point because the...

  Even Non-GMO is Not Necessarily Safe By Juliet M. Getty, Ph.D. Non-GMO. Do you know what it means? And is it better than GMO? It must...

Cancer survivors, health officials teaming up to prevent lung cancer by promoting radon testing January is Radon Action Month and a good time to test...

Dr. Getty focuses on "Practical Dietary Tips for Promoting Optimal Hoof Health" in recorded webinar   For years, horse owners have relied on Dr. Juliet Getty...

Dr. Getty’s Tip of the Month: Snow will NOT meet your horse’s water needs! Piles of fluffy snow in your pasture - and a horse that nibbles...

Dr. Getty's Tip of the Month: Hay is missing key nutrients Living pasture grasses and alfalfa are rich in fat and water-soluble vitamins, essential fatty...

A Doctor’s Tips to Stay Healthy During Holiday Travel   (StatePoint) More than 100 million Americans will travel this holiday season, according to AAA estimates. Holiday...

NSC and ACTH – Double Trouble in the Fall By Juliet M. Getty, Ph.D.   Horses are more likely to suffer from laminitis in the fall than...

Prepare for severe weather: Minnesota Commerce Department offers insurance tips   SAINT PAUL – With recent damage caused by severe storms in Minnesota and neighboring states,...

Is Your Horse on Bute? Consider Something Other than Omeprazole to Prevent Ulcers   by Juliet M. Getty, Ph.D.   Bute (phenylbutazone) is the most commonly used NSAID...

Ulcers in Horses   By Ann Jamieson, Eastern Hay and Grain | May 18, 2017 | Gastric ulcers have been reported to affect 90% of racehorses and 60%...

Three Equine Health Updates for Colorado BROOMFIELD, Colo. –In an effort to prevent confusion, the Colorado Department of Agriculture is providing an update on three...

Ophthalmologists Urge Eye Protection For Recreational And Professional Sports American Academy of Ophthalmology reminds parents, coaches, and athletes that one simple step can prevent most...