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Add Serving Of Caution To The Tender Spring Grass

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 17, 2016 By Juliet M. Getty, Ph.D.   Spring is almost upon us in most of the country, so it’s time to revisit that critical topic: spring grazing. Transitioning a
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What Is Vegetable Oil?

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 23, 2016 What is “Vegetable” Oil? by Juliet M. Getty, Ph.D. The ingredient list is your most important source of information when evaluating a feed or supplement for your horse.
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Six Points To Consider Before Using A Calming Supplement

by Juliet M. Getty Ph.D. | Apr 29, 2015 | Travel and competition season is upon us, and “show nerves” are common, even in horses. Agitated, nervous horses that are normally well behaved may benefit
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How To Feed A Severely Neglected Rescue Horse

by Juliet M. Getty Ph.D. | Apr 22, 2015 | When we can offer a safe, caring home to a severely neglected horse, everyone in the horse world cheers. If you have recently adopted a
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Dr. Getty’s Tip: Too Much Iron Can Be Detrimental To The Insulin Resistant Horse

by Juliet M. Getty Ph.D. | Mar 26, 2015 | Are you adding a supplement to your horse’s diet that contains iron? You may want to consider changing it if your horse is overweight, diagnosed
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Obesity. The Real Cause. The Real Fix.

by Juliet M. Getty Ph.D. | Mar 20, 2015 | Obesity is an epidemic problem with domesticated horses. Although we most easily attribute the problem to overfeeding concentrates combined with too little exercise, the underlying
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Dr. Getty’s Tip: Calculating With PPM In Two Easy Steps

by Juliet M. Getty Ph.D. | Feb 27, 2015 | The trace mineral content of most feeds and supplements is provided in terms of parts per million (ppm). A ppm is the same as mg/kg
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Do You Need To Analyze Your Hay?

by Juliet M. Getty Ph.D. | Feb 24, 2015 | Many horses rely entirely on hay for their forage needs. Is hay nutritious? Not very. Hay is dead grass; it no longer contains many of
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Dr. Getty Urges: “Don’t Let Your Horse Develop An Ulcer!”

by Juliet M. Getty Ph.D. | Jan 22, 2015 | Dr. Juliet Getty never stops urging horse owners to “feed your horse like a horse,” for the simple reason that a horse, fed according to
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Hemp Seeds Rival Soybeans In Protein Quality

by Juliet M. Getty Ph.D. | Jan 16, 2015 | 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
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Your Mare’s Pregnancy: Nutrition For The Final 3 Months

by Juliet M. Getty Ph.D. | Dec 18, 2015 | During the first 8 months of pregnancy, your mare may be fed like any other horse, with a balanced, quality diet. But things are changing
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