Resource Library - Minerals in the Diet
The mineral concentration in your horse’s diet is small in relation to other nutrients but don’t let that fool you — minerals are just as essential to health. They are involved in hundreds of important functions. Here are a few:
- Acid-base balance
- Bone and joint structure
- Enzymatic reactions
- Energy metabolism
- Antioxidant support
- Red blood cell health
- Hormonal functions
- Pregnancy — uterine fluid and fetal growth
- Muscle contraction
- Nerve cell health
The materials below examine some key minerals that are often overlooked in the horse's everyday diet.
"Feed Your Horse Like A Horse" (starting at $57.95)
- Dr. Getty's comprehensive reference offering you information on a vast variety of topics. Minerals are discussed throughout the book, and specifically in "Chapter 4 - Fundamentals of Minerals."
- Sources of Magnesium - Including Whole Foods
- Selenium - When and When Not to Supplement
- Selenium Overload - Look at Your Horse's Hooves and Hair!
- Salt vs Electrolyte Supplements for Horses
- Salt, Not Electrolyte Supplements, Needs More Attention During Hot Months
- Should Your Horse Have Iodized or Non-Iodized Salt?
- Horses Need Supplemental Salt Year Round
- Too Much Iron Can Be Detrimental to the Insulin Resistant Horse
- Is Your Horse's Coat Color Rusting?
Recorded Seminars ($9.95 each)
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