2016 WALTHAM®-BUCKEYE® Nutrition Equine Grant
February 25, 2016
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BUCKEYE® Nutrition and WALTHAM®, a leading scientific authority on the nutrition and health of companion animals, are together offering the WALTHAM®-BUCKEYE® Nutrition Equine Research Grant, up to a total of $20,000 per annum –which may be awarded to one project or split between several.
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Does Breed Affect Insulin Dynamics?
February 12, 2016
Tags: Nutrition, horse, buckeye nutrition, ponies, insulin,
Being obese and/or having abnormal insulin responses (insulin dysregulation or ID) is thought to increase the risk of laminitis. Obesity is often associated with ID in certain breeds, but are there breed differences in insulin responses regardless of body condition? In this study, researchers at the University of Melbourne, Australia investigated whether breed contributes to ID in non-obese horses.