Horse Health (Page 7)

and Wellbeing

The Horses Digestive System explained by MB Equine Services

The horse’s digestive system labelled and explained, with facts, figures and other important information that is relevant to their health. In this three part series we dissect the equine gastrointestinal (GI) tract to gain a better understanding of the digestive process and learn how we should keep our horses, andRead More →

The horse’s digestive system labelled and explained, with facts, figures and other important information that is relevant to their health.

The horse’s digestive system labelled and explained, with facts, figures and other important information that is relevant to their health. In this three-part series we dissect the equine gastrointestinal (GI) tract to gain a better understanding of the digestive process and learn how we should keep our horses, and whatRead More →

The horse's digestive system explained by MB Equine Services

The horse’s digestive system labelled and explained, with facts, figures and other important information that is relevant to their health. In this three part series we dissect the equine gastrointestinal (GI) tract to gain a better understanding of the digestive process and learn how we should keep our horses, andRead More →

Mare and foal

Abortions and premature births can happen when pregnant mares are accidentally exposed to some types of hairy caterpillar. In this article, Equine Reproduction Specialist Dr John Chopin shares a case that could have ended in tragedy but resulted in a healthy foal thanks to their early intervention. Take home message:Read More →

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Mycotoxins are poisonous compounds that are naturally produced by certain types of moulds (fungi) which can contaminate horse feed and pasture plants. Although contamination of commercial horse feeds is not very common in Australia, it can occur, particularly under warm and rainy conditions. At the Fuelling Wellness Global Animal NutritionRead More →