Horses are not Antelope

How is it that horses, which have supposedly survived for thousands of years on their life-preserving, prey animal instincts, can manage to nearly kill themselves without any outside influences? We all have that uncle who is hard of hearing, and yet somehow manages to practice "selective deafness," as in they can here everyone being called to the table for dinner, but not the call to help clean up, right? Well, I think horses practice selective instinct.


Hemp Seeds Rival Soybeans in Protein Quality

By Juliet M. Getty, Ph.D. Soybean meal is the most commonly added protein source in horse feeds. However, increasing numbers of horse owners are shying away from feeding it, most commonly because of allergic reactions. Most soybeans grown in the U.S. have been genetically modified, which is a concern for many. Furthermore, it is difficult to ascertain from a feed label if the soy product has been heat-treated (necessary for inactivating trypsin inhibitor...


Inaugural Equine World Stem Cell Summit to be Held in West Palm Beach on December 6-9

The World Stem Cell Summit (WSCS) unites the world’s leading constituencies in the stem cell and regenerative medicine communities. Now for the first time, the 2016 WSCS will host the Equine World Stem Cell Summit on December 6-9 at the Palm Beach County Convention Center in West Palm Beach, FL. Riders, owners, trainers, veterinarians, and more are welcomed to attend and learn more about this exciting and wide-ranging topic.