A possible vitamin e-responsive condition in adult horses

A possible vitamin e-responsive condition in adult horses
Peer reviewed
Dewes HF
New Zealand Veterinary Journal, Volume 29, Issue 5, pp 83-84, May 1981

Article class: Correspondence

Subject Terms: Behaviour, Locomotor, Vitamins

Animal Type: Horse, Livestock

Publisher: Taylor and Francis


A rapid improvement in the performance of many exercise horses followed the parenteral administration of E-SE. Normal values for serum CPK and blood selenium suggested that the improvement could have been due solely to Vitamin E. A series of blood samples were collected from adult horses in work and performing normally, and from others presented because they had failed to perform acceptably for their owners and/or riders…

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