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Carbohydrates in horse feed

Low Carb and Low Starch have become buzzwords in equine feeds recently. The reasons for needing a feed with these properties usually centre around important equine health and behavioral issues. For this reason we feel it’s important to help you understand the different types of carbohydrates and their essential role in equine diets. Classification of […]

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What is Tying up in horse

What is Tying up in horses?

Exertional Rhabdomyolysis, Tying-up, Azoturia, Monday Morning Sickness and Poly Saccharide Storage Myopathy are all names of common muscle metabolism problems. The scientific name for Tying up is rhabdomyolysis, which simply translated means muscle (myo) breakdown (lysis). The causes are several but the result is the same, muscle cramping. In this condition there is massive contraction […]

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