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Insulin Resistance

Horse Health

What Is Restricted Feeding?

On one level, it’s exactly what it sounds like: restricting what you feed your horse. The devil is in the details, though. Exactly what is…

2 weeks ago

Horse Health

The Genetics of Insulin Resistance

Insulin resistance (IR), defined as a failure of insulin responsive cells to take up glucose under normal levels of circulating insulin, affects an estimated 12-15%…

6 months ago

Horse Health

Combating Winter Laminitis

Frozen lumpy ground can make any horse look lame but if the horse has insulin resistance there may be more going on. The first thing…

7 months ago

Horse Health

Stay Ahead of Fall Laminitis

There are many possible causes of laminitis but the vast majority of cases have a hormonal/endocrine root. There is a peak in the spring, related…

12 months ago