Fireside Chat Video 7 – Introduction to Digestion

Fireside Chat - Episode 7 - Digestive System Primer

In the first of a series of videos discussing the digestive system I wanted to present a big picture viewpoint of the various elements in the horse’s digestive tract explaining a little bit about how they work and the important features and challenges that are present. In subsequent videos we will be breaking this analysis down to the individual components the stomach, small intestine and large intestine.

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Episode 7 – Introduction to Digestion

by Nick Hartog

In 1994, Nick Hartog became an owner and President of Grand Meadows Equine Supplements bringing his talents and extensive background in domestic and international equine sales and manufacturing. He has a reputation for plain speaking of the truth. In 1997, when the US horse supplement market was something akin to the Wild West with a complete lack of standards, Nick personally tested 32 different horse joint supplements to see if they matched the label. Unsurprisingly, to him at least, only 2 products matched the label claim. Read more...