Monthly Archives: December 2017

Maintaining a Healthy Diet to Prevent Insulin Resistance

Your horse’s health is our top priority! Maintaining a healthy diet for your horse is extremely important to prevent health issues such as Insulin Resistance. Insulin Resistance, also known as I.R, is a serious condition in which your horse’s cells become less sensitive to insulin, causing the pancreas to be overworked and the body to have an overabundance of glucose in the blood. Insulin is an important cluster of cells that is created by the pancreas. It helps to manage the metabolism of sugars, carbohydrates, fats, and proteins. As the amount of sugars in the bloodstream increase, insulin must be … Continue reading