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Advances in Equine Nutrition, Volume 2

ProceedingsOut of Print

Series: Advances in Equine Nutrition Volume: 2

Edited By: Joe Pagan and RJ Geor

Nottingham University Press

Paperback | Dec 2001 | #119655 | ISBN: 1897676786
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About this book

A collection of research and review papers presented at Kentucky Equine Research conferences featuring international authorities on equine nutrition, sports medicine and veterinary topics. They have refined nutritional requirements of horses, and discovered ways to effectively deliver nutrients for horses in all athletic endeavors, to achieve optimal growth in young horses, and to ensure nutrient requirements are being fulfilled in reproductively active horses.


Contents

Factors affecting mineral digestibility in horses - Neutraceuticals: what are they and do they work? - The many phases of selenium - Forage analysis: three points to consider - The role of vitamins in the growth of horses - Protein and amino acids - Gastric ulcers in horses - Nutritional support of the sick adult horse - Metabolic effects of warm-up on exercising horses - Studies of fat adaptation and exercise - Time of feeding critical for performance


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