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Issues with Horse Obesity and What It Leads To

Overweight Horse eating in Paddock

The causes of obesity in horses are simple: too much energy (calories) consumed, too little exercise and certain medical conditions. Management of the obese horse requires changes in the feeding program, as well implementing an exercise program.

In Part 1 of her Managing Forage Blog Series, Standlee Nutritional Expert Dr. Tania Cubitt covers common causes of horse obesity and the health problems associated with it. She also provides exercise and nutritional tips for managing horse obesity.

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