Disorders Caused by Feeding Practices

Disorders Caused by Feeding Practices

Understanding evolution of equine metabolism provides insight into managing disorders Today’s Racehorses are selectively bred from a narrow gene pool, asked to perform unnatural exercise regimes, and then fed excessive amounts of unnatural, concentrated grain...
Bicarbonate Loading Horses

Bicarbonate Loading Horses

Milkshakes Leave a Bad Taste Sodium bicarbonate loading could delay onset of fatigue and mask use or detection of drugs By Amy M Gill, PhD. At every level of racing, so much time and money are invested in each horse that trainers and owners want to find the extra edge...