The effects of a high starch, cereal- based diet compared to a low starch, fibre-based diet on reactivity in horses

  • C. E. HaleEmail author
  • A. J. Hemmings
  • S. E. Bee


Horses fed on concentrate feeds which contain low starch (7%), show reduced reactivity compared to horses fed an isocalorific diet containing high levels of starch (28%).


Body Condition Score Average Heart Rate High Starch Large Neutral Amino Acid Reactivity Score 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Allen & Page Ltd, Norfolk MillThetfordUK
  2. 2.The Royal Agricultural CollegeGloucestershireUK

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