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Unformatted text preview: useful in calculating diets? 7. Concerning water, what are 2 factors that will increase the water requirements of a horse? What is one detrimental effect of inadequate water availability? 8. What part of the digestive tract is primarily responsible for the digestion and absorption of carbohydrates? What is one detrimental effect of providing too much carbohydrate in the diet? 9. What is body condition scoring? Why is it useful? 10. What is one consequence of inadequate dietary protein? Why are fats and oils not commonly used as protein supplements? 11. What is one contributing factor in the development of equine gastric ulcers? What is one way of using diet to minimize the occurrence of gastric ulcers? 12. What is the difference between structural carbohydrates and non structural carbohydrates? Which ones are “better” for the horse?...
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- Spring '06
- Nutrition, Essential amino acid, Gastric Ulcers, detrimental effect, non structural carbohydrates