immune system

Does Vitamin D Play A Role In Equine Diarrhea?

Low vitamin D levels in humans can indicate serious illness, but no research has been done to see if the same is true in horses. Soon, Dr. Luis Arroyo of the Ontario Veterinary College (OVC) will be investigating if the biomarkers that link low vitamin D to inflammation and systemic disease in humans may be […]

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Morris Animal Foundation Awards $940,000 For New Studies Benefiting Horse And Alpaca Health

Morris Animal Foundation, a leader in advancing animal health, has awarded grants totaling $940,000 to 12 research projects in horse and alpaca health. The studies will help veterinary scientists improve the well-being of these large animals through improved prevention and treatment of numerous health challenges, including equine herpesvirus, strangles and fungal infection. “Each of these […]

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The Young Years: Nutrition From Birth To Two Years Of Age

A horse’s diet changes significantly from the time it’s born until it reaches physical maturity. For certain individuals, physical maturity does not occur till they are four, five, or even six years old. Beginning with a liquid diet and ending with a diet that invariably contains both forages and concentrates represents a significant spectrum. First […]

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