Equine Nutrition and Feeding

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Author: David Frape

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 111827931X

Category: Medical

Page: 512

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Since the first edition of Equine Nutrition and Feeding was published in 1986, it has become the seminal work on the subject. It covers all the key topics that you need to know for your equine nutrition degree course. This comprehensive and clearly evidenced textbook covers how food is digested and nutrients are used in growing, working and breeding horses. It also explains the scientific basis for calculating nutrient and dietary requirements in an understandable manner, and shows you how to do these calculations. Special attention is also given to grassland and pasture, and to housing and diet-related diseases. Additional, student-friendly features include: References to the most up-to-date information, including “Nutrient Requirements of Horses”, from the National Research Council (2007). Case histories to provide practical examples. Study questions at the end of each chapter to help you to revise. A comprehensive glossary of terms and abbreviations. Changes to this fourth edition: Evidence base has been expanded, with 646 new research reports and papers being incorporated. Extensively revised to make navigation easier. A new section is dedicated to the weaning and growth of the foal. This book is the essential text for any undergraduate and postgraduate student of equine nutrition, equine veterinary medicine, equine veterinary nursing or agricultural science. It is also used by equine nutritionists and horse owners.

Equine Nutrition and Feeding

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Author: David Frape

Publisher: Iowa State Press

ISBN: 9780632041053

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 564

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Covering every aspect of the nutrition of breeding, growing and working horses.

Horse Feeding and Nutrition

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Author: Tony J. Cunha

Publisher: Academic Press

ISBN: 0080917526

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 445

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This is the second edition of Horse Feeding and Nutrition which was originally published in 1980. It provides the latest information available for those interested in the feeding and nutrition of horses. This new edition has been entirely revised to include the large amount of new research information that has become available since publication of the first edition. Three new chapters have been added, entitled Feeding and Health-Related Problems, The Complexity of Proper Bone Formation, and Exercise Physiology. New feed and food crops, improved methods of production and processing, increased productivity of animals and crops, changes in animal products including more lean and less fat in meat and less fat in milk, longer shelf-life requirements of animal food products, and a myriad of new technological developments have resulted in a need to continually re-evaluate nutrient requirements and supplementation. Sample diets are given, useful as guides in developing diets for horses. Suggested levels of protein, minerals, and vitamins for use in horse diets are presented. These can be used as guides which can be modified to suit the various feeding situations encountered in horse farms. The volume of scientific literature is increasing rapidly each year. Moreover, its interpretation is becoming more complex. This increases the need for summarizing and interpreting these new developments in up-to-date books such as in this one. Sample diets-useful as guides in developing diets for horses Suggested levels of protein, minerals, and vitamins for use in horse diets These can be used as guides which can be modified to suit the various feeding situations encountered in horse farms

Feed Your Horse Like a Horse

Optimize Your Horse's Nutrition for a Lifetime of Vibrant Health

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Author: Ph. D. Juliet M. Getty

Publisher: Dog Ear Publishing

ISBN: 1608442144

Category: Horses

Page: 484

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Feeding is the foundation of every horse's health, and every owner cares about it, but answers can be hard to find. Based on solid science and the author's long experience, Feed Your Horse Like A Horse illuminates the secrets of equine nutrition and points the way toward lifelong vitality for your horse. Part I explains the physiology of the horse's digestion and nutrient use; Part II offers recommendations for specific conditions such as insulin resistance and laminitis, as well as discussion about feeding through the life stages, from foals to athletes to aged horses. Whether you are a novice horse owner or a seasoned professional, Feed Your Horse Like A Horse will be your most valuable resource on equine nutrition. You'll begin in Section 1 with an up-to-date overview of nutrition and horse physiology that is designed for everyone, from the novice to the lifelong horseman. Section 2 will empower you to make the right feeding decisions that support your horse's innate needs, regardless of his condition or activity type. As a reference book, you have the freedom to choose which sections to read. Topics include: Choosing the right hay or concentrates Helping easy and hard keepers How vitamins and minerals work Recognizing and eliminating stress Importance of salt and other electrolytes Treating insulin resistance Reducing the risk of laminitis Recovery for the rescued horse Nutrient fundamentals Dealing with genetic disorders Managing allergies Alleviating arthritis Diagnosing equine Cushing's disease Preventing ulcers and colic Feeding treats safely Pregnancy and lactation Feeding the orphaned foal Optimizing growth Optimizing athletic work and performance Changing needs as horses age Considerations for donkeys and mules Juliet M. Getty, Ph.D. is a consultant, speaker, and writer in equine nutrition. A retired university professor and winner of several teaching awards, Dr. Getty presents seminars to horse organizations and works with individual owners to create customized nutrition plans designed to prevent illness and optimize their horses' overall health and performance. Based in beautiful rural Bayfield, Colorado, Dr. Getty runs a consulting company, Getty Equine Nutrition, LLC (GettyEquineNutrition.com), through which she helps horse owners locally, nationally, and internationally. The well-being of the horse remains Dr. Getty's driving motivation, and she believes every horse owner should have access to scientific information in order to give every horse a lifetime of vibrant health.

Horse Nutrition and Feeding

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Author: Sarah Pilliner

Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell

ISBN: 9780632050161

Category: Medical

Page: 236

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Horses have been taken from their natural environment and enclosed in paddocks and stables, dramatically changing both life-style and feeding habits. Feeding time has been greatly reduced and cereal and protein concentrates introduced into the diet. As a result, horses are prone to many problems associated with feeding. This book clearly explains the science of nutrition and combines this with the art of feeding to encourage an understanding of how to feed horses to keep them healthy, and allow them to reach their full performance potential. This new edition - the first since 1992 - has been fully updated and extended to include new feeds and feeding practices and explains new advances in scientific knowledge. It provides clear guidelines for feeding competition horses, older horses and problem animals, and explains the role of feeds and feeding in maintaining the immune system and soundness. Horse Nutrition and Feeding is the recognised text for students studying horses at colleges, for BHS examinations, and for horse-owners.

Feeding and Care of the Horse

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Author: Lon D. Lewis

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118694945

Category: Medical

Page: 400

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This is the concise, easy-to-use version of Dr. Lewis's Equine Clinical Nutrition, Feeding and Care. It includes a full-color section identifying toxic plants and provides practical information on the diversified effects of different nutrients, feeds and supplements on a horse's athletic performance, reproduction, growth, hooves, appetite, behavior and disease. The book can help prevent common, but expensive problems in horses of all ages.

The Horse Nutrition Bible

The Comprehensive Guide to the Feeding of Your Horse

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Author: Ruth Bishop

Publisher: David & Charles

ISBN: 9780715313688

Category: Pets

Page: 192

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The Horse Nutrition Bible makes choosing the correct diet easy with simple advice on how to assess a horse's nutritional needs by considering his living conditions, age, health and the demands placed on him by his owner. Information on all the forages, mixes, cubes and supplements is easy to find, and more importantly is linked to advice on the value or otherwise they will add to your horse's diet. Guidance on different climates, regions as well as how to correctly store food all help to provide a comprehensive survey of equine feeding needs. In addition a whole section is dedicated to indispensable problem solving advice. This is further explored with what to do in diet related illness, such as colic, choke or azoturia. Expert Ruth Bishop knows that feeding horses isn't about studying the science of nutrition, it's about developing an understanding of the ingredients of your horse's diet, and confidence in what will and what won't work for the horse or horses in your care. Above all there is nothing is more pleasurable than the sound of contented munching coming from the stable.

Understanding Equine Nutrition

Your Guide to Horse Health Care and Management

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Author: Karen Briggs

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781581501551

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 176

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Feeding horses wasn't supposed to be so complicated. At least that's not what Mother Nature intended. All horses in the wild really needed was a good source of grass and water and a natural salt lick of some kind. But as man began using horses for specific purposes, such as working fields, riding for pleasure or performance, or for breeding, so too did the kinds and amount of feeds owners gave to their animals. In Understanding Equine Nutrition, Karen Briggs, a horsewoman and equine nutritionist, sets out to make feeding horses simple again. Whether your horse is a growing yearling, a high-performance athlete, a mom-to-be, or a favorite pasture horse, this important guide will help you make sense of the jargon, sort out the ingredients, and make a feeding plan and menu that is best for your horse.

Nutrition and Feeding of the Broodmare

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Author: Nicoletta Miraglia,William Martin-Rosset

Publisher: Wageningen Academic Pub

ISBN: 9086860141

Category: Medical

Page: 416

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This publication deals with the broodmare, which is the key animal in the Equine chain. In the new competitive context of Equine Industry, the mare should foal a healthy offspring yearly at an optimum cost. The foal should be born and weaned at the accurate months of the year to fit the particular goalsof production, i.e. races, sports or leisure horses. The improvement of knowledge of the biology of pregnancy and lactation on the one hand and of the nutrition and the interaction between nutrition and physiology of reproduction on the other hand is of major concern to the equine industry.

The Horse Nutrition Handbook

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Author: Melyni Worth

Publisher: Storey Publishing

ISBN: 9781603422093

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 245

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Good nutrition is essential for a strong and healthy horse. Here are in-depth explorations on the benefits of additives and herbal supplements inform Worth’s dietary approach toward treating common health problems that include colic, cribbing, Cushing disease, ulcers, tying-up syndrome, and more. Providing your horse with a healthy, well-balanced diet will keep him looking and feeling his best for years to come.

Nutrient Requirements of Horses

Sixth Revised Edition

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Author: Committee on Nutrient Requirements of Horses,Board on Agriculture and Natural Resources,Division on Earth and Life Studies,National Research Council

Publisher: National Academies Press

ISBN: 0309660963

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 340

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Proper formulation of diets for horses depends on adequate knowledge of their nutrient requirements. These requirements depend on the breed and age of the horse and whether it is exercising, pregnant, or lactating. A great deal of new information has been accumulated since the publication 17 years ago of the last edition of Nutrient Requirements of Horses. This new edition features a detailed review of scientific literature, summarizing all the latest information, and provides a new set of requirements based on revised data. Also included is updated information on the composition of feeds, feed additives, and other compounds routinely fed to horses. The effects of physiological factors, such as exercise, and environmental factors, such as temperature and humidity, are covered, as well. Nutrient Requirements of Horses also contains information on several nutritional and metabolic diseases that horses often have. Designed primarily as a reference, both practical and technical, Nutrient Requirements of Horses is intended to ensure that the diets of horses and other equids contain adequate amounts of nutrients and that the intakes of certain nutrients are not so excessive that they inhibit performance or impair health. This book is primarily intended for animal nutritionists, veterinarians, and other scientists; however, individual horse owners and managers will also find some of this material useful. Professors who teach graduate courses in animal nutrition will find Nutrient Requirements of Horses beneficial as a textbook.

Applied Equine Nutrition and Training

Equine Nutrition and Training Conference (Enutraco) 2013

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Author: Arno Lindner

Publisher: Wageningen Academic Publishers

ISBN: 9086862403

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 160

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Introduction to Horse Nutrition

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Author: Zoe Davies

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1405169982

Category: Medical

Page: 240

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If you are studying horse nutrition at an introductory level, thenthis is the ideal book for you. It covers the current syllabusesset out by equine science and management courses, and isparticularly suitable for those who lack background knowledge inscience. Nutrition has long been recognised as a vital part of horsecare. It is important for optimal horse health, reproduction,sustained performance and general well being. This book isinvaluable for horse owners, trainers and breeders. Features: Student friendly, with key summary points at the end of eachchapter and lots of helpful tables and images. Covers the fundamentals of horse nutrition including dailynutrient requirements (using the latest National ResearchCouncil data). Information on nutraceuticals and the nutritionalmanagement of health-related problems, such as Equine MetabolicSyndrome, Laminitis and PPID (Cushing’s syndrome).

Equine Nutrition

Nutrient Requirements, Recommended Allowances and Feed Tables

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Author: William Martin-Rosset

Publisher: Wageningen Academic Pub

ISBN: 9789086862375

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 600

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This book deals with the UFC system for net energy, the MADC system for global amount of amino acids, and the evaluation of intake. These systems allow accurate comparison of the nutritive value of feeds, the formulation of well-balanced rations to achieve production or utilisation goals, and the prediction of equine performance from the quantity and quality of the ration. 'Equine nutrition' provides an update of the nutrient requirements for all the main categories of equine including mare, stallion, young horse and exercise horse of different breeds and sports or races and pulling, pony and donkey. The tables of allowances and the simple approach to formulation of rations based on the use of a maximum amount of forage are likely to be widely applicable. The nutrient requirements and allowances are based on factorial and feeding trial methods carried out at INRA. A method for ration formulation and evaluation is displayed. The importance of grass during summer for the different categories of equines is evaluated and grazing management is described. Feed allowances and feeding practices are proposed in respect of health and behaviour of the equine. The feed tables list about 170 forages and crop residues, 80 concentrates and by-product feeds. Data have been derived from digestibility trials on horses, carried out at INRA and measurements of voluntary intake for most of the forages. This book is intended for scientists, teachers and their students, advisers and industrialists.

Equine Clinical Nutrition

Feeding and Care

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Author: Lon D. Lewis,Anthony Knight,Bart Lewis,Corey Lewis

Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell

ISBN: 9780683049626

Category: Medical

Page: 587

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This solidly clinical and practical text focuses on both nutritional and general care of the horse, whether idle, equine athlete, or general working horse. Also covered are developmental problems linked to nutrition. A color augmented chapter on toxic plants is unique to this text, and provides valuable information and conversion factors for various ages and physical demands.

Equine Applied and Clinical Nutrition

Health, Welfare and Performance

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Author: Raymond J. Geor,Patricia A. Harris,Manfred Coenen

Publisher: Saunders

ISBN: 9780702034220

Category: Medical

Page: 679

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Topics covered include the basic foundations of equine nutrition (digestive and metabolic physiology, nutrient functions and requirements), nutritional management by life stage or function, the assessment of feedstuffs and feeding programs, as well as clinical nutrition. Also included is discussion on feed hygiene and the role of manufacturers in feed quality and safety.

The Growing Horse

Nutrition and Prevention of Growth Disorders

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Author: Veronique Julliand,William Martin-Rosset

Publisher: Wageningen Academic Pub

ISBN: 9076998620

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 320

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This book provides an outstanding synthesis of the biology and the physiopathology of growth and of the nutritional requirements necessary for feeding the healthy growing horse. The basic knowledge is presented in main reports dealing with experimental and field studies on the following categories: growth and development; energy and protein requirements; minerals and vitamins requirements and the role of nutrition on developmental diseases. Sections end with applications for end users. These materials are the first step of further discussion on the evaluation and prediction of the requirements of the different types of horses covered in the scope of the working group of the Horse commission of the European Association for Animal Production. This book is of interest to all those working with horses including trainers, breeders veterinarians and horse owners.

Nutrition of the Performance Horse

Which System in Europe for Evaluating the Nutritional Requirements?

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Author: Veronique Julliand,William Martin-Rosset

Publisher: Wageningen Academic Pub

ISBN: 907699837X

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 158

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This publication contains the proceedings of the 1st biannual European Workshop on Equine Nutrition.