Obtaining and Maintaining Digestive Tract Health

The typical diet and management of the competition horse can be a significant departure from how the equine digestive tract has evolved to optimally function. The rigors of pursuing peak performance can leave the horse vulnerable to digestive imbalance and disease, which can become performance-limiting, in itself. By focusing more on preventative approaches and supporting digestive tract health, the negative effects of typical competition husbandry can be reduced, and the goal of achieving both peak performance and optimal health more obtainable. Challenging the routine approach to GI tract disorders As many paraprofessionals are only too aware, gastrointestinal tract issues are...

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