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Using Chia Seeds in the Horses Diet

I have always wondered if Chia Seeds could be fed to horses as they are such a rave in humans. I did a quick google search and come across this site. 1,466 more words


Obesity also have consequences in animals.

We all heard about the many consequences of obesity in humans but it seems like many people don’t think the same applies to their pets. The truth is, it does. 196 more words


laminitis may result from several factors, but management and prompt treatment offer some hope for horses

One of the most complex diseases that affects horses — laminitis — is caused by a number of triggers and causes pain, sometimes extreme pain, in a horse’s feet. 730 more words

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How does the hoof pump work?

I mentioned the horse’s hoof pump in my article about movement and thought it deserves a small explanation.

The hoof wall seems so hard it could be difficult to imagine that any movement is going on in your horse’s feet. 157 more words