Nutritional Articles

Dietary control of exertional rhabdomyolysis in horses

Published: 1998-12-31

Authors:
Valentine, B.,A., (cited by JEVS)

Brief content of the article:
The experiment of Valentine (1998) is briefly discussed. The results of that study may indicate that feeding a diet with a low carbohydrate content may reduce the severity of exercise induced injury in some horses with exertional rhabdomyolysis.
Keywords: fats, liver disease, rhabdomyolysis, carbohydrates, creatine kinase, aspertate transaminase

Reference:
Valentine, B.A. et al. , Dietary control of exertional rhabdomyolysis in horses, JAVMA, 1998 (10) 212. Reviewed by the Journal of Equine Veterinary Science, Volume 18, Number 7, 1998. p 450

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