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Cresty Neck – A Precursor to Metabolic Disease in Horses

Cresty Neck – A Precursor to Metabolic Disease in Horses

Obesity is associated with insulin resistance in horses and ponies. Overweight horses also have an increased risk of laminitis, and overweight mares have decreased reproductive function. Human studies show that regional fat deposition, such as abdominal fat,...

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Hay Storage for Safety and to Prevent Losses

Hay Storage for Safety and to Prevent Losses

Forage (fiber) is the most important part of any horse’s diet. The majority of horses get their forage requirements from hay. Most horse owners go to great lengths to ensure their horse grain is stored in a secure location, but...

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Women’s Fashion at the Horse Races

Women’s Fashion at the Horse Races

That was then

Women’s fashion at horse races emerged in the late 1800s at European racetracks such as France’s Auteuil, Longchamp and Chantilly. The races provided a profitable venue for designers to showcase and sell their custom clothing creations to a...

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