Sunday, October 19, 2014

Fat-Soluble Vitamins 101 - Full Article

By Karen Briggs
Oct 5, 2014

Vitamins are tiny organic compounds with a huge impact on the health and well-being of your horse. But how do they function, and why are they important to your horse? Here's what you need to know about the fat-soluble vitamins. In a future article, we'll take a look at the water-soluble ones.

Vitamin A

Function: Vitamin A, also called retinol, is important for maintaining good vision, particularly at night. It is also important in bone and muscle growth of young horses, in reproduction, and in healthy skin. Research has revealed that vitamin A has a key role in the immune response to infection as well...

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