Brief content of the article:
Easy readible article with lots of practical information on feeding the equine athlete. Joe Pagan of the KER institute is interviewed about “how to feed the equine athlete”, The feeding of hay and grain and their influence on passsage rate and plasma glucose and insulin levels are discussed. Practical implication of executed are given for different type’s of performance like speed-over-distance work, long and steady work, Brief, maximum speedwork.
Keywords: nutrition; performance; blood-glucose; insulin
Emily Kilby, When’s Dinner, EQUUS magazine, 656 Quince Orchard Road, Gaithersburg, Maryland, 20878 USA