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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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French Vaulter Films Equestrian Commercial

Tweet Our international reporter watched as a film crew captured vaulting footage for a commercial. Here are her takeaways. News

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Purina Hitched to Budweiser Clydesdales as Nutrition Partner

Tweet ST LOUIS (PRWEB) August 01, 2013 As the iconic eight-horse Budweiser Clydesdale hitches continue their uninterrupted tours across America, there is a company behind the scenes helping the horses stay healthy and nutritionally sound Purina Animal Nutrition. The company partners with Anheuser-Busch to provide nutritional support for the Budweiser Clydesdale horses at Grants Farm in St. Louis, Mo. and assistance on the road as the famous horses stop at local events throughout the country. This partnership allows each Budweiser Clydesdale to showcase the quality and care it takes to be part of the legendary eight-horse hitch. Anheuser-Busch breeds the Clydesdales with the goal of eventually selecting them for

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Wysong Biotic Ph : Dog / Cat Vitamins and Supplements

Tweet Wysong Biotic Ph : http://tinyurl.com/6oy7rhc Wysong Biotic Ph offers healthy, gourmet pet food with 30 years of experience. Buy raw, holistic, natural dog /… Video Rating: 0 / 5 http://www.thinklikeahorse.org/index.html Here I talk about and show three different types of hay fed to horses. I discuss the pros and cons to different typ… Video Rating: 4 / 5

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Equine Life Stages: Stallions and Mares

Tweet Stallions and broodmares require special care and nutrition. Learn how to keep breeding horses healthy during our live event. News

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