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The Equine Microbiome: What Is It? How Does It Work? What Do We Know?

Robert Jacobs, Ph.D.

Equine Innovation Manager

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The next frontier in equine nutrition is the equine microbiome, and we still have much to learn. This lecture presented as part of the 2020 AAEP Virtual Showcase by Purina Ph.D. Nutritionist Dr. Robert Jacobs gives a comprehensive overview of the equine microbiome and how it looks in health and disease, reviews current research on pre and probiotics, and provides a glimpse into the future of what lies ahead in microbiome research.
 

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