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A distinctive feature of the Yakut horses is stunted, low live weight, and unpretentiousness to the living conditions and nutrition. The nutritional value and quality of pasture forage is the most important condition for successful breeding of this breed of horses. Ethological research of horses of ...

Author(s)
Ivanov, R. V.; Alferov, I. V.; Shahurdin, D. N.
Publisher
Izdatel'ski Dom "Folium", Moscow, Russia
Citation
Agrarnaya Rossiya, 2019, No.5, pp 26-29
Abstract

Nutrition plays a very important role in the healthy and in the ill horse. Although research in this field clearly shows that incorrect nutritional practices may lead to severe pathologies, inappropriate feeding plans often continue to be used. A clinical nutrition counselling (CNC) service could...

Author(s)
Vergnano, D.; Bergero, D.; Valle, E.
Publisher
Wiley, Berlin, Germany
Citation
Journal of Animal Physiology and Animal Nutrition, 2017, 101, s1, pp 59-68
Abstract

Sable Island, Nova Scotia, Canada hosts one of few natural populations of feral horses (Equus caballus) never exposed to anthelmintics. Coproculture revealed cyathostomes, Strongylus equinus, S. edentatus, and S. vulgaris, with S. equinus (unusually) dominating in adult horses and cyathostomes...

Author(s)
Jenkins, E.; Backwell, A. L.; Bellaw, J.; Colpitts, J.; Liboiron, A.; McRuer, D.; Medill, S.; Parker, S.; Shury, T.; Smith, M.; Tschritter, C.; Wagner, B.; Poissant, J.; McLoughlin, P.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
International Journal for Parasitology: Parasites and Wildlife, 2020, 11, pp 183-190
Abstract

Thermoregulation is an energy-expensive process, which can be mitigated by blanketing horses in cold climates, potentially preventing weight loss or leading to decreased feed intake. The objective of this study was to evaluate feed intake, body weight (BW), and body condition scores (BCSs) in...

Author(s)
DeBoer, M.; Konop, A.; Fisher, B.; Martinson, K.
Publisher
Elsevier, New York, USA
Citation
Journal of Equine Veterinary Science, 2020, 94,
Abstract

In many species, the pattern of growth and physiological development in utero has an important role in determining not only neonatal viability but also adult phenotype and disease susceptibility. Changes in fetal development induced by a range of environmental factors including maternal nutrition,...

Author(s)
Fowden, A. L.; Giussani, D. A.; Forhead, A. J.
Publisher
Wiley, Oxford, UK
Citation
Equine Veterinary Journal, 2020, 52, 2, pp 165-173
AbstractFull Text

Twelve adult Slovak warmblood sport horses were used to study the effect of dried grape pomace (DGP) on health through blood serum biochemical indicators, and on apparent total tract digestibility of dry matter (DM), organic matter (OM), crude protein (CP), acid detergent fibre (ADF) and neutral...

Author(s)
Kolláthová, R.; Gálik, B.; Halo, M.; Kováèik, A.; Hanušovský, O.; Bíro, D.; Rolinec, M.; Juráèek, M.; Šimko, M.
Publisher
Czech Academy of Agricultural Sciences, Prague, Czech Republic
Citation
Czech Journal of Animal Science, 2020, 65, 2, pp 58-65
Abstract

Background: Glucose and insulin dynamics may be different in adult and aged horses. Objectives: To determine the effects of age and dietary carbohydrates on glucose and insulin dynamics in healthy horses. Study Design: Balanced Latin square with four isocaloric diets: CONTROL (hay plus...

Author(s)
Jacob, S. I.; Geor, R. J.; Weber, P. S. D.; Harris, P. A.; McCue, M. E.
Publisher
Wiley, Oxford, UK
Citation
Equine Veterinary Journal, 2018, 50, 2, pp 249-254
Abstract

The aim of this study was to investigate the implications of a dental treatment (odontoplasty) in adult horses on the digestive, metabolic and behavioral parameters. We used eight gelding male purebred Arabian horses (80±7 month), never undergoing dental treatment. The concentrate/roughage ratio...

Author(s)
Moraes Filho, L. A. J. de; Feltre, K.; Dietrich, L. de O.; Bianconi, C.; Gobesso, A. A. de O.
Publisher
Universidade Federal do Paraná, UFPR, Palotina, Brazil
Citation
Archives of Veterinary Science, 2019, 24, 2, pp 23-32
Abstract

Cellobiose is a disaccharide with potential prebiotic effects, as demonstrated in different animal species, but not yet in horses. It was, therefore, the aim of the present study to evaluate the impact of dietary cellobiose on the fecal microbiota of horses. Eight healthy adult horses and two...

Author(s)
Paßlack, N.; Vahjen, W.; Zentek, J.
Publisher
Elsevier, New York, USA
Citation
Journal of Equine Veterinary Science, 2020, 91,
Abstract

Physical trauma, dietary factors, toxins, immune-mediated disorders, and viral infections are known causes of equine stomatitis. There are also few reports of grass awn-associated stomatitis in horses. Movement of 323 horses was restricted at a Hungarian racetrack because of a suspected vesicular...

Author(s)
Kutasi, O.; Andrasofszky, E.; Szenci, O.; Bersenyi, A.; Siller, I.; Abonyi, T.
Publisher
Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Livestock Science, 2018, 215, pp 41-45

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