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The horse is a non-ruminant herbivore. And like all herbivores, it can fill most of its daily energy requirements by eating plant fibre. In fact, at pasture, the horse spends more than 70 percent of its time grazing, as much as 18 hours a day. Fibre is a desirable energy source for the horse, as are starch (grain) and fat (vegetable fat).

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Horses and risk are words that often appear together. Riding, trailering, coaching, operating a boarding facility, working with horses and the public – pretty much anything that involves a 500-kilogram horse and a 60-kilogram human - has elements of risk. Historically, those risks weren’t well recognized or managed. For example, velvet-covered hunting caps looked pretty but did little to prevent concussions, while uncertified coaches routinely plopped unsuspecting children on devilish ponies adept at dumping their charges.

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Horse owners demand the best for their animals, whether they are seeking a performance advantage or simply want to ensure optimum health and nutrition for their horses. For more than 25 years, horse people have relied on Equine Choice natural digestive supplements to provide the foundation for an optimal nutrition program.

Jacks Inc. is pleased to announce the acquisition of Curvon Horse Clothing, America’s oldest manufacturer of premium quality horse clothing and accessories. “Over the last century, three generations of the Banta family have enabled Curvon to continue the 5/A Baker® brand reputation of excellence that is known worldwide.

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By definition, a fixed formula is one that is fixed in both its ingredient selection and the inclusion rate of each ingredient. Since all ingredients are variable in their nutrient content, then by definition, fixed formulas will fluctuate in their nutrient content.

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A little girl from one of our eight-week anti-bullying curriculums had come with seven other youth from her school. All of the kids attending had been to the principal’s office several times with issues, either from being a bully or from being bullied themselves. In addition, there were considerable behavioural issues including fetal alcohol spectrum disorder, attention deficit disorder, obsessive-compulsive disorder, and oppositional defiant disorder, among others.

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A common misperception about topline is that it can be improved through exercise alone. Lack of exercise – or the wrong type of exercise – is often blamed for a poor topline. While exercise alters existing muscles, building new muscles is a different story.

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