Auburn's College of Veterinary Medicine has been look at whether an extract from blue-green algae might help arthritic horses. Their results were published in the Journal of Equine Veterinary Science. Check out this article that explains some early, encouraging information: Algae: The Next Big Thing for Equine Lameness and OA?
In the spring and fall, pasture grass contains more simple carbohydrates (sugars) than in the summer and winter, which can complicate horse feeding. The article from Equisearch offers some tips on how to adjust your horse's feeding in the fall to avoid digestive problems such as colic. Fall Feeding
Over the past 3 months CANTER volunteers have been hard at work talking with website users and other volunteers creating ideas on how to improve canterusa.org. We’re excited to announce that the CANTER website (canterusa.org) will be getting a design refresh at the end of 2016! When we launched the new CANTER site last year, we were trying to accomplish so much; responsive
Valerie Ashker, Peter Friedman and their OTTB's Primitivo and Solar Express are about 1,500 miles into their cross-country trek to raise awareness about the off-track thoroughbreds and their suitability for new careers off the track. http://offtrackthoroughbreds.com/2016/08/23/ottbs-make-it-to-kansas-on-3500-mile-journey/ You can follow the journey on Ashker's Facebook
Keep an eye on this and other inspiring stories about off-track thoroughbreds competing in Rio: Blackfoot Mystery Goes to the Olympics