Physiology of Stress

Stress is any type of mental or emotional strain that results from exposure to adverse or threatening conditions. A horse’s body responds to stress through all 8 physiological systems. For example, the musculoskeletal system responds by tensing the muscles to guard against injury and pain, the respiratory system responds by increasing respiration rate, and the […]

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Feeding and Caring for Older Horses

By: Lisa Norton, BioZyme Vice President of Marketing and Sales More horses than ever are living into their 30s, thanks to a commitment from owners to provide their beloved companions with a happy and healthy retirement. However, exactly when a horse should be considered “old” varies. The kind of life a horse has led and […]

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