Vitamin E is a critically important nutrient that helps keep a horse’s muscles, nerves and immune system functioning smoothly. However, hay-fed horses with limited access to grass pasture are at risk of a vitamin E deficiency—a deficit that can lead to muscle soreness, slow recovery times and neurologic issues. In this volume of EQUUS Extra, we take a look at what vitamin E does and what you can do to make sure your horse is getting enough.
Featured in this Issue:
- Is your horse getting enough of this essential nutrient?
- Diseases caused by vitamin E deficiency
- 6 ways to test your horse’s motor skills
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