Saturday, May 25, 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.

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...

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?...

Dr. Juliet Getty's Winter Tip: Weekly bran mashes are asking for trouble! It's getting cold and you want to offer your horse a nice warm...

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

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...

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...

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...

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...

Dr. Juliet Getty Speaks on Oils and Fats on Monty Roberts' Horsemanship Radio   Join Dr. Getty in learning about the impact of feeding specific oils and...

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...

Hay before grain, or vice versa? By Juliet M. Getty, Ph.D. This is a recurring question that I receive. Which should be fed first – hay...

Piles of grass clippings are no treat for your horse By Juliet M. Getty, Ph.D. Are you tempted to cut your grass, then rake it into...

The Healthy, Older Horse   -By Juliet M. Getty, Ph.D.-   Let me tell you about Bugsy. He was an Appendix Quarter Horse I rescued years ago. When he came to me,...

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...

Alfalfa and the Insulin Resistant Horse — The True Story  By Juliet M. Getty, Ph.D. Alfalfa can be an excellent addition to most horses’ diets, even...

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

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...

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...

Use Your Stethoscope Before You Need It! By Dr. Juliet M. Getty   Your emergency kit likely includes a stethoscope – a highly valuable piece of equipment...

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...

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...