Feeding to beat the Winter Chills

Not all horses are ‘Warmbloods” but they are all warm blooded animals so when the ambient temperature falls they need to use more energy to maintain their natural body temperature in the face of those cold conditions. By selecting
different energy sources we can either help or hinder them in their efforts to keep warm in winter, or cool in summer.

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stud newsletter The Australian Equine Science Symposium held in the Gold Coast recently brought together equine researchers from Australia and overseas to report on their current research projects. The meeting also included a review of papers from the International Symposium on Equine Reproduction (ISER) held every four four years, some of which will be highlighted here.

Topics covered include;

OCD and Sire Lines

Gestational Diabetes in Mares

Mare Reproduction – accelerating the onset of cyclic activity in mares

Fertility of mares following cervical injury

Omega 3 and Omega 6 Fatty Acids and Inflammation

Genetics and Epistaxis – can I breed from a bleeder?

Alert – Bat Lyssavirus infection reported in Queensland

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