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How to Read Blood Work on the Race Horse

Tweet MUSCLE ENZYMES  CPK, LDH & SGOT / AST- Levels of specific enzymes help indicate the presence of muscle injury or disease, its severity and progression. Measured blood levels of enzymes, along with the observation of other clinical signs, such as lameness, pain or dark urine, help tell you whether, when and to what extent muscle damage has occurred. It is extremely important to consider whether any increased enzyme levels were measured before, during or after exercise; as well as whether any other stressful events may have contributed to results. High enzyme levels after hard work are not necessarily the voice of doom in predicting muscle damage. In some cases,

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Equine Vet Discusses Horse Supplements in General Horse Care

Tweet By Hugh Dillon Horse Supplements or Horse Sense? Anyone who owns, rides, or cares for equines should have a basic understanding of horse supplements. These supplements can benefit the health and physical appearance of any horse when used wisely. Horse supplements include a variety of vitamins, minerals and other essential nutrients that can be added to the animal’s regular diet. These supplemental agents are specifically designed to boost the health and vitality of a horse in much the same way that certain nutritional substances can benefit humans. Horses can be subjected to a variety of stressors. This stress can affect their immune systems and physical condition. Instead of maintaining

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Benefits of Asparagus

Tweet Asparagus, or Asparagus officinalis, is one of nature’s very nutritionally dense vegetables. It provides high levels of folic acid, Vitamin B6, A, C, E, and K, calcium, potassium, magnesium, zinc, thiamin, riboflavin, rutin, and other really important vitamins. Six spears of asparagus provides half the adult RDI of Folacin, which is essential for blood cell formation and growth. Another great vegetable and one of my favorite food that are also full of nutrients and health benefits. – Asparagus. A member of lily family, Asparagus is one of the most nutritional vegetable you could ever find. A vegetable that grows from a crown planted about a foot deep in soils

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New and Improved Adult Essentials Multivitamin Hitting Store Shelves Across Canada

Tweet Burlington, Ontario (PRWEB) May 29, 2013 Canadians will finally be able to try the new and improved Adult Essentials multivitamin now hitting store shelves across the country. The new formula began shipping to Canadian retailers weeks ago with a handful already displaying the new version. The new and improved Adult Essentials Multi now comes in three new, all-natural flavours: Blue Raspberry, Cherry and Pear with fruit-inspired shapes to match. Canadian consumers should look for the new packaging announcing the Great new flavours in a redesigned box on store shelves. The new and improved formula is already on shelves in many stores, says Stuart Lowther, Founder and CEO

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Glucosamine Chondroitin MSM 200 Capsules at Nutritional Health Supply

Tweet Nutritional Health Supply presents: Glucosamine / Chondroitin / MSM 200 Capsules http://www.nhsupply.com/products/Glucosamine-%7B47%7D-Chondroitin-%7B47%7D-M… Video Rating: 5 / 5

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Live the West With Cattlemens Days, Ranch Experiences & Trail Rides in Gunnison-Crested Butte, Colorado

Tweet Gunnison-Crested Butte, CO (PRWEB) June 13, 2014 Experiencing the West in its truest form is still possible in Gunnison-Crested Butte, Colo. Not only is Gunnisons 114th annual Cattlemens Days on tap for July 5 13, trail rides on classic mountain trails, overnight stays at three guest ranches, and volunteer experiences on a heritage cattle ranch make it easy and fun to experience the areas rich ranching heritage. The only traffic jams encountered in the valley are occasional cattle drives led by real cowboys. Cattlemens Days The marquee events for Cattlemens Days are Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association (PRCA) rodeos with their thrills, spills and good-natured fun. Kids and

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