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Nettie Liburt Named Senior Equine Nutrition Manager

May 1, 2017

Tags: Nutrition, horse, buckeye nutrition, equine,

BUCKEYE® Nutrition and Mars Horsecare US, Inc. have named Nettie Liburt, MS, PhD, PAS, Senior Equine Nutrition Manager. Liburt will oversee the development of training materials and contribute to new product development and research.

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BUCKEYE® Nutrition partners with the University of Kentucky Gluck Equine Research Center

January 31, 2017

Tags: horse, buckeye nutrition, equine, research, WALTHAM, horses, horse feed, gluck center,

BUCKEYE® Nutrition has partnered with the University of Kentucky Gluck Equine Research Center, an internationally recognized equine research facility, to continue support of research dedicated to advancing the science of horse nutrition, specifically in the areas of obesity, laminitis and the senior horse.  By collaborating with key research institutes and universities around the world, BUCKEYE® Nutrition continues to set the bar for nutritional innovation and science-based solutions.

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Risk Factors For Fecal Water Syndrome

October 10, 2016

Tags: horse, buckeye nutrition, research, WALTHAM, horses, horse feed,

Fecal water syndrome (FWS) is characterized by normal feces with the addition of fecal water running out of the anus before, during or after defecation. Although the exact reason is unknown, horse owners continue to express concern for the health and well-being of animals affected by FWS.

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Proper Fitting & Use of Grazing Muzzles

July 5, 2016

Tags: buckeye nutrition, grazing muzzles, pasture, obesity, horse, laminitis,

Limiting pasture intake is recommended for obese horses and ponies and those at risk for laminitis.  This can be difficult to do if horses have access to pasture full-time or when, for example, stabling is not an option.  Grazing muzzles are a valuable tool to limit pasture intake in horses and ponies and, when properly used, can help to limit pasture intake in those that are obese or prone to obesity with access to pasture.

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How Effective Are Grazing Muzzles in Reducing Pasture Intake?

April 1, 2016

Tags: buckeye nutrition, grazing muzzle, ponies, horses, horse feed,

Limiting pasture intake is recommended for obese horses and ponies, especially those at risk for laminitis.  This can be difficult to do if horses have access to pasture full-time or when, for example, stabling is not an option.  Using grazing muzzles has been recommended but how much of an effect do grazing muzzles really have on reducing pasture intake in horses?

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BUCKEYE® Nutrition Announces Partnership with Lauren Kieffer Equestrian

March 9, 2016

Tags: buckeye nutrition, lauren kieffer, horse, feed, eventing,

BUCKEYE® Nutrition is proud to announce its professional partnership with Lauren Kieffer Equestrian.  Through this partnership, Lauren will work with BUCKEYE® Nutrition to promote best feeding practices in competition, at clinics, and over social media.

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2016 WALTHAM®-BUCKEYE® Nutrition Equine Grant

February 25, 2016

Tags: Feed, horse, buckeye nutrition, research, grant, WALTHAM,

BUCKEYE® Nutrition and WALTHAM®, a leading scientific authority on the nutrition and health of companion animals, are together offering the WALTHAM®-BUCKEYE® Nutrition Equine Research Grant, up to a total of $20,000 per annum –which may be awarded to one project or split between several.

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Does Breed Affect Insulin Dynamics?

February 12, 2016

Tags: Nutrition, horse, buckeye nutrition, ponies, insulin,

Being obese and/or having abnormal insulin responses (insulin dysregulation or ID) is thought to increase the risk of laminitis.  Obesity is often associated with ID in certain breeds, but are there breed differences in insulin responses regardless of body condition? In this study, researchers at the University of Melbourne, Australia investigated whether breed contributes to ID in non-obese horses.

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BUCKEYE® Nutrition Announces Partnership with Belinda Trussell Dressage

January 15, 2016

Tags: belinda trussell, horse, dressage, canada,

BUCKEYE® Nutrition is proud to announce its professional partnership with Belinda Trussell Dressage.  Through this partnership, Belinda Trussell will work with BUCKEYE® Nutrition to promote best feeding practices through competition, at clinics, and over social media channels.

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