Monthly Archives: August 2016

78. Myth or Real? Omega-3 fatty acids can help decrease the symptoms of “heaves” (RAO/Equineasthma) in the horse.

Answer: REAL!! In a research paper published last year, a group of researchers looked at the possibility that omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acid (PUFA) could benefit horses with recurrent airway obstruction (ROA) and inflammatory airway disease(IAD). Eight research horses and 35 horses owned by clients were divided into three groups. Both groups were fed the same low-dust diet (complete pelleted…
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