Breeding Farm Issues

Developmental Orthopedic Disease in Horses

Thursday, May 31, 2012
Developmental Orthopedic Disease (DOD) is a broad term representing a number of clinical syndromes affecting the musculoskeletal (muscles and skeleton) system of the horse during growth and development. DOD is multifactorial, meaning more than one fact

Nutritional Recommendations for the Breeding Farm

Thursday, May 31, 2012
To determine the impact of the nutritional program on DOD, it is most appropriate to assess the composition of the diet, not blood levels of nutrients. This is because the horse’s body will try to maintain blood levels of most nutrients within a certain r