Obesity is not just a problem with horses that do not get enough exercise; even performance animals can be overweight.
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Omega-3 rich oils are useful in equine diets for their anti-inflammatory properties as well as their caloric value as a good energy source.
Protein deficiency can cause weight or muscle loss and poor hoof and hair growth; an excess can lead to dehydration and fatigue.