Monday, October 16, 2017
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.

Dr. Getty’s August Tip: Camelina Oil – Ever Heard of It? Sometimes your horse will need additional calories to sustain high energy needs for work/performance,...

The MN Horse Welfare Coalition has announced its 8th annual Equine Castration Clinic on Saturday, May 14, 2016 at the Scott County Fairgrounds in Jordan,...

Gas Colic – Common, but Preventable! By Juliet M. Getty, Ph.D.   Gas colic is the least serious form of colic. That’s the good news. The bad...

What is “Vegetable” oil? by Juliet M. Getty, Ph.D. The ingredient list is your most important source of information when evaluating a feed or supplement...

Obese horses lose weight on free-choice hay Research Reflection by Dr. Juliet M. Getty Researchers from the University of Melbourne, Australia, and the WALTHAM Centre for...
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Registration is now open for the Equine Pasture Management Program.  This fee-based program offers one farm visit and a customized pasture and grazing management...

Add a Serving of Caution to the Tender Spring Grass By Juliet M. Getty, Ph.D. Spring is almost upon us in most of the country, so...

Added Fat Improves Behavior by Juliet M. Getty, Ph.D. Added Fat Improves Behavior by Juliet M. Getty, Ph.D. Diet affects behavior. This makes sense. A well-fed horse is...

Feed a Miniature Horse as a Horse – with some caveats!  By Juliet M. Getty, Ph.D. Miniature horses are adorable. They not only make great pets,...

Reminder: Beware of laminitis risk in fall pasture! As temperatures begin to dip, Dr. Juliet Getty, equine nutrition specialist, reminds you to help your horse...

All Vesicular Stomatitis (VS) Quarantines Released in Colorado   BROOMFIELD, Colo. – As of March 4, 2016, all Vesicular Stomatitis (VS) affected premises have been released...

Your Mare’s Pregnancy: Nutrition for the Final 3 Months By Dr. Juliet M. Getty During the first 8 months of pregnancy, your mare may be fed...

Horse Hoof Health & Nutrition: Balance is Key by Purina Animal Nutrition | Jan 9, 2017 | Nutrition affects your horse's hooves, but balance is essential...

(StatePoint) Knowing the facts about diabetes is important for everyone, as living a healthy lifestyle can play a key role in helping to prevent...

For your horse’s sake: Salt needs more attention during hot months Make salt a higher priority than electrolytes  By Juliet M. Getty, Ph.D. Your horse sweats more...

Three Not-So-Common Myths about Feeding Horses by Juliet M. Getty, Ph.D.   Horses are complex animals, and correctly meeting their nutritional needs can be challenging. We all...

Social stress plays a role in the development of fecal liquid Research Reflection by Juliet M. Getty, Ph.D. Researchers from Ludwig-Maximilians-University in Munich, Germany studied possible...