Archives for: May 24th, 2018

Feeding the Horse with Cushings Disease

Written by Dr. Kelsey J. Nonella Ph.D., P.A.S. on May 24, 2018
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When managing a horse with Cushings Disease, it is crucial to manage their diet. A Cushings horse is predisposed to laminitis and a compromised immune system. A proper feeding program Read More

Insulin Resistance in Horses and Selenium Deficiency

Written by Dr. Kelsey J. Nonella Ph.D., P.A.S. on December 28, 2017
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Insulin Resistance Insulin resistance (IR) in horses has become fairly common. Most horse owners have heard of insulin resistance. However, do you know exactly what insulin resistance is? It occurs Read More

Increased Risk of Laminitis in Fall Grasses

Written by Emma Edgren on October 13, 2017
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What is Laminitis? Laminitis is an inflammatory condition in the hoof tissues, called lamina,  that bond the hoof wall to the coffin bone. Laminitis can be very painful to the Read More