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Top International Driver Talks About Her Sport, Her Horses, and KER’s Expertise

Top International Driver Talks About Her Sport, Her Horses, and KER’s Expertise

Shelly Temple, a successful international competitor in combined driving, has a long association with Kentucky Equine Research (KER). She appreciates the nutrition counseling, research reports, and innovative supplements available from this company and its professional staff.

Nutrition

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feeding behavior

Relating the Five Senses to Feeding Horses

Horse owners may be baffled about some way their horses react to supplies of hay, feed, and water, but by sensing these things from a horse’s perspective, we can come closer to understanding why they react in ways that may initially seem surprising.

KER Research

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yearling size

Do the Most Expensive Sale Yearlings Have More Horse-Racing Success?

This study examined body size and selling price of yearlings and compared these with results from a study of yearling size and future racing performance.

Health

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respiratory disease

Heaves and Other Breathing Problems in Horses

Minor degrees of airway inflammation and small increases in mucus production quickly take their toll on horses, and every effort must be made to keep respiratory disease at bay.

General Interest

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hay harvesting

Severe Winter May Influence Horse Feed and Hay Prices

As horse owners look at dwindling hay supplies, they may wonder what effect the past winter will have on this year’s hay and grain harvests. Will plenty of hay be harvested before autumn, and will horse feed prices fall, rise, or stay about the same?