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Tag Archives: Electrolyte imbalances

Electrolytes for horses explained by Synovium FEI Vet, Drs SHL Donker DVM

The importance of electrolytes for horses

Electrolytes for horses are particularly important as they are required by many functions of the body, including nerve, muscle, and digestive function. Electrolyte supplements commonly consist of the 5 major electrolytes which are sodium (Na +), potassium (K +), chloride (Cl−), calcium (Ca2+), and magnesium (Mg2+). It is important that electrolytes are balanced with the […]

Tying-Up in Horses: Causes and Management

tying-up in horses

In this week’s blog, we will look at tying-up in horses, other names given to this syndrome include exertional rhabdomyolysis (ER), Monday morning disease, and azoturia. We will discuss some of the specific causes and the methods that can be used to prevent repeat episodes. The commonality clinical signs of tying-up in horses vary, depending […]

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