Tuesday, June 27, 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.

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...

Omega 3 Supplements – the Old and the New By Juliet M. Getty, Ph.D. A horse lucky enough to graze on pasture will consume enough...

The Healthy, Older Horse By Juliet M. Getty, Ph.D. Let me tell you about Bugsy. He was an Appendix quarter horse I rescued a few years...

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...

Eating! An Important Key to Improving Insulin Resistance By Juliet M. Getty, Ph.D. Do you have an overweight horse?  Chances are he is insulin resistant. Excess...

Myth: A Shiny Horse is a Healthy Horse By Juliet M. Getty, Ph.D. Fat from any source will make your horse shiny. A fatty substance called...

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,...
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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...

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...

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...

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...

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,...

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

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...

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...

Respect the Power of the Horse's Instincts A letter from Juliet M. Getty, Ph.D. The issue is still free choice forage feeding. I respect and honor the...

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