The “Neigh” Diet

By Jackie Fletcher  There are 920,000 cases of colic in horses each year with approximately 64,000 deaths as estimated by the American Horse Council. The gap in knowledge regarding a horse’s diet and harmful grasses is apparent among the 2 million people owning horses in the US. The best diet for horses includes at least […]

Equine Digestion

The science of equine nutrition is very different today than it was only a short time ago. As we learn more about how horses digest and utilize nutrients from feeds, and as more feeds become available, our feed choices broaden and change. We have recently learned that digestibility of a feed is almost as important as its nutrient content.

Dr. Getty’s Four Favorite Calming Ingredients

With travel and competition season just around the corner, "show nerves" are common. Agitated, nervous horses that are normally well behaved may benefit from nutritional calming. But before deciding, make sure your horse isn’t stressed by things that you can control. Restricting forage where the stomach becomes empty is the main cause of behavioral issues.

Regenerative Medicine Steps into the Future

As sport horses become faster and stronger, veterinary medicine is often challenged to break barriers to provide the best in diagnostic and maintenance care. Palm Beach Equine Clinic, based in Wellington, FL, is consistently on the forefront of those advances, and employs a team of veterinarians equipped with the latest developments in regenerative medicine.