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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.

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

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...

Winter Freedom! By Juliet M. Getty, Ph.D.   Brrrr! It’s cold! Time to take that heavy jacket out of the closet. And it’s time to prepare the...

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...

Dr. Getty suggests: Measures to Reduce Cribbing   Your horse presses his top teeth against a solid object, arches his neck, and swallows air in a...

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...

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...

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,...

Colostrum – An Exceptional Superfood! By Juliet M. Getty, Ph.D.   Colostrum – you know it as the mare’s first milk. It is a complex fluid, rich...

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...

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

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

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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