Is Your Horse Getting Enough of This Essential Nutrient?

6 tests to assess your horse’s neurologic health, diseases caused by vitamin E deficiency and more.

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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