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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.

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,...

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,...

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...

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...

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...

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,...

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...

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

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

  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...

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...

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...

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%...

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

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...

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...

What Every Horse Needs, Period. By Juliet M. Getty, Ph.D. The horse world is cluttered with feeds, supplements, and remedies all promising a better, “new and...

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...