Advances in Equine Nutrition is a compilation of selected papers from past KER nutrition conferences. These papers cover a broad range of topics and contain a wealth of information related to equine nutrition, veterinary medicine, and exercise physiology. Included is a mixture of original research and review material as well as a great deal of practical information about how to feed and manage all types of horses.

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Advances in Equine Nutrition

Advances in Equine Nutrition I

“An Essential Reference on Equine Nutrition”

1992 – 1997

Chapters included in this book are: General Nutrition, The Performance Horse, Feeding Management, Growth and Broodmare Nutrition and Pathological Conditions.

The extensive list of contributing authors includes veterinarians and nutritionists from leading veterinary clinics, major universities, and renowned nutrition companies in the US and around the world.

Weighing Horses

Selenium

Adding Oil Affects Glucose

Protein Requirements

Digestibility In Horses

Mineral Requirements

Measuring Digestible Energy

Meal Frequency And Behavior

Feeding Frequency

Nutrition Evaluations

Cereals Grains

Carbohydrates

Forages

The Digestive Tract

The Gut During Exercise

Trace Minerals For Performance

Ergogenic Aids

Long Term Fat Feeding

Trimethylglycine

Time Of Feeding

Niacin For Exercise

Feeding And Thyroid Function

Warming-Up And Exercise

B-Vitamins And Exercise

Chromium For Exercise

Feed Affects Glycogen Storage

Drug Testing

Equine Muscle

Recent Research

Protein And Exercise

Conformation

Fat Soluble Vitamins

Energy And The Performance Horse

Electrolytes

Exercise And Serum Enzymes

Vitamin E

Diet And Endurance Exercise

Choke Points

Blood Analysis

Myths And Wives’ Tales

Feeding The Western Horse

Feeding The 3-Day Event Horse

Feeding The Endurance Horse (USA)

Australian And NZ Feeding Practices

Feeding And Fitting

Tying Up

Respiratory Health

Pathological Conditions

Practical Problems

Mycotoxins I

Mycotoxins II

Rhabdomyolysis

Colic

Advances in Equine Nutrition II

Advances In Equine Nutrition II

1998 – 2000

Topics Include: General Nutrition, Growth and Development, Nutrient Requirements, Pathological Conditions, Feeding Practices and The Performance Horse.

Advances in Equine Nutrition, Volume II features original research and review papers from the 1998, 1999, and 2000 KER Equine Nutrition Conference for Feed Manufacturers. The conference showcases international authorities on nutrition, sports medicine, and veterinary topics pertaining to the horse. These authorities have not only refined nutritional requirements of horses, but they have also discovered ways to most effectively deliver nutrients necessary to fuel horses in all athletic endeavors, to achieve optimal growth in young horses, and to ensure nutrient requirements are being fulfilled in reproductively active horses. Practical feeding and management considerations are interspersed amongst scientific topics. This 545-page book delves deep into the whys and how tos of feeding horses.

Molasses In Feeds

Nutraceuticals: What are They?

Assessing Substrate Utilization

Grain Processing: Does It Pay?

Phases Of Selenium

Starch Digestion

Partitioning Digestion

Forage Analysis

Mineral Digestibility

Cereal Grain On Diet Digestibility

Assessment Of Selenium Status

Advances in Equine Nutrition III

Advances In Equine Nutrition III

2001 – 2003

Topics Include: General Nutrition, Growth and Development of the Equine Skeleton, Nutrition and Disease, Nutrition of the Performance Horse.

Advances in Equine Nutrition, Volume III is a collection of original research and review papers from the 2001, 2002, and 2003 KER Equine Nutrition Conference for Feed Manufacturers. The conferences feature international authorities on nutrition, sports medicine, and veterinary topics pertaining to the horse. These authorities have not only refined nutritional requirements of horses, but they have also discovered ways to most effectively deliver nutrients necessary to fuel horses in all athletic endeavors, to achieve optimal growth in young horses, and to ensure nutrient requirements are being fulfilled in reproductively active horses. Interspersed among scientific topics, practical feeding and management considerations are offered.

Glycemic And Insulinemic Indexes

Equine Diets And Pasture

Oral Joint Supplements

Nutrition And The Equine Foot

Efficacy Of Feed Supplements

Dietary Lipid

Conformation And Soundness

Commercial End Points

Challenges Of Feeding

Principles Of Bone Development

Weanling And Yearling Nutrition

Radiographic Changes

Growth Promotants

Radiographic Changes In TB

Nutrition And The Management Of OCD

Glycemic Response And OCD

Management Of OCD

Osteochondrosis

Overview Of Bone Disease

Muscle Disorders

Laminitis: Causes And Cures

Cushing’s Disease And More

Chronic Respiratory Disease

Chemical Arthrodesis

Diagnosis Of Bone Disease

Advances in Equine Nutrition IV

Advances in Equine Nutrition IV

2004 – 2008

Advances in Equine Nutrition, Volume IV is a collection of original research and review papers presented during Kentucky Equine Research nutrition conferences held in Lexington, Kentucky. Conferences feature international authorities on nutrition, exercise physiology, and veterinary topics pertaining to the horse. These authorities have not only refined nutritional requirements of horses, they have also discovered ways to most effectively deliver nutrients necessary to fuel horses in all athletic endeavors, to achieve sound growth in young horses, and to ensure nutrient requirements are being fulfilled in reproductively active horses. Interspersed among scientific topics, practical feeding and management considerations are offered.

Vitamin E: An Essential Nutrient?

Nutrient Requirements

Nutrient Composition Tables

Grazing Preferences

Forages And Gastrointestinal Health

Equine Behavior And Nutrition

Carbohydrates In Forage

Beta-Carotene

Assessing Energy Balance

Growing A Sound Athlete

Skeletal Adaptation During Growth

Size Matters At The Sale

Young Athlete Nutrition

Muscle Adaptation

Managing Growth

The Equine Gastrointestinal Tract

Laminitis

Equine Parasite Control

Metabolic-Related Conditions

Gastric And Colonic Ulcers

Managing Metabolic Disorders

Managing The Sick Foal

Insulin Resistance

Equine Food Allergies

Feeding The Atypical Horse

Exercise-Induced Hemorrhage

Treating Colic

Colic Prevention

Beyond The X-Ray