Evaluation of blood serum mineral and thyroid hormone concentration of Caspian Miniature Horses fed with different diets
The ratios between minerals showed better correlations with STH concentrations than the minerals individually.
The results of this study also showed some advantages for hair mineral concentrations as a helpful diagnostic tool in identifying specific breeds such as the Caspian horse.
The results of this study have provided baseline data on hair and serum mineral elements that together with information available previously on this topic could be useful for veterinarians and equine nutritionist.
Effects of mineral supplement and feed intake restriction on physical characteristics and growth of mane hair in Caspian horse
Physical characteristics of mane hair of Caspian horse is affected by mineral supplement and daily feed intake restriction, and should be used as an indicator of feeding the Caspian Horse.