Tag: antioxidant

26 Aug 2020
red and ripe rosehip fruit in wicker bowl on table

Your Horse Through Rose(hip) Tinted Glasses

I guess we should have been tipped off by the way our horses seek out these pretty red and tangy fruits by the side of the road.  Who knew?  They did.  Obviously. Rosehip has been used as a natural anti-inflammatory and antioxidant for hundreds of years.  However, it is only in recent times that its […]

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01 Nov 2019
dressage horse and rider with white picket fence

Antioxidant Use in Equine Athletes

Kathleen Crandell, Ph.D. and equine nutritionist writes: “Horses possess undeniable athletic prowess, whether they race, leap, or pull. Even the fittest equine athletes tire eventually, though, and face muscle damage and antioxidant enzyme abnormalities. When horses become fatigued, they either continue to exercise at a lower intensity or stop exercising altogether. The reduction or termination of exercise […]

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