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Healthy Critters Radio: Pot Bellied Pigs, Music for Horses, Dog Body Language, & if Wheat is Good for Horses

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Tune in to Healthy Critters Radio to hear about how music affects horses, all about potbellied pigs, our experience with reading canine body language, and what we know about how good wheat is for...

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Looking Back: Feeding Horses in the 1800s

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I came across an interesting book called The History, Treatment, and Diseases of the Horse written by William Youatt for the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge, first published in 1831 and last...

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Is Wheat for Horses Really a Good Idea?

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In 2012, a group of Dutch researchers from Utrecht University identified gluten-sensitivity as a potential cause of equine inflammatory small bowel disease (ISBD).  Since that study was published, I have looked deeper and deeper...

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What Horses Used to Eat: Feeding Horses in 1856

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A veterinary surgeon named John Stewart, professor of veterinary medicine in Glasgow, Scotland, wrote a book that was published in 1856 called The Stable Book: Being a Treatise on the Management of Horses.  With...

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