Equine Gut Microbiome

A Customer’s Journey with EquiNectar and Overcoming Colic Challenges

A Customer’s Journey with EquiNectar and Overcoming Colic Challenges EquiNectar customer since 2020, Debra Holland kindly shared her story with us. “Having owned Leo, my 17hh Trakehner, ex show jumping competition horse since 2011 when he was 11 years old and realising from the outset that he was an internal worrier, I’ve been on a […]

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Caring for Underweight Horses: Tips and Strategies

Caring for Underweight Horses: Tips and Strategies Caring for underweight horses can be difficult because the horse needs a combination of dietary and management strategies to gain weight and stay healthy. A horse may be underweight for many reasons, such as not getting enough calories, being stressed or in pain, or having a disease. In

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Laminitis and the microbiome- what are the links?

Laminitis is a condition seen in animals with hooves, where there is inflammation of the lamella with ultimate failure of the suspensory apparatus of the distal phalanx. Most studies have been on horses although donkeys, goats and bovines may also be affected. Several factors appear to be involved in the development of the condition which

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Changes in the gut microbiome and colic in horses: Are they causes or consequences?

A useful review which highlights the complexities of understanding the involvement of the microbiome in equine colic. Several different factors are involved in the expression of the gut microbiome in any individual horse and there can be wide variation even in healthy animals. Contributions from the diet and from the environment are known to be important

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