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Nutrition

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Horse eating grain

Broken Rice for Horses

Acknowledging broken rice as a viable ingredient in horse diets (e.g., rice-based pellets) but the lack of science supporting its use, researchers took a closer look at the digestibility of broken rice in horses.

KER Research

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nutrient digestibility

How is Nutrient Digestibility Determined in Horses?

Using 30 different diets, KER calculated digestibilities for numerous diets, yielding valuable information on nutrient requirements and interactions.

Health

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Stallion

Keeping Stallions Keen for Their Work

Top Thoroughbred stallions may cover as many as three mares a day during the peak months of the breeding season. Advancing age, fatigue, a need for more dietary energy, or other factors can also dull a horse’s interest in breeding.

General Interest

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Two people riding horses

Saddle Research Trust Conference Planned

The second international conference of the Saddle Research Trust will be held in Cambridge, England, on November 29, 2014. An important theme will be the impact that horses, saddles, and riders have on each other.