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WEBCAST: Signs and Management of Equine Metabolic Syndrome

October 22, 2010     E-mail this page to a friend!

The words "middle-aged, overweight, and sedentary" do not describe a healthy horse. They do, however, describe a growing number of horses. As the obesity epidemic spreads to the equine population, researchers are learning more about its association with metabolic disorders.

A free, live webcast called "Equine Metabolic Syndrome" will be offered by My Horse University and the University of Minnesota Horse Extension Program at 7 p.m., EDT, Thursday, Oct. 28. Participants can register online for the presentation and ask questions on this important topic.(Story continued at