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Beet Pulp Toxicity – PLEASE don’t fall for this!

Preparing to soak beet pulp

The baskets are used to strain off the excess sugars

There is a lot of information on the internet about beet pulp.  Unfortunately that includes a great deal of misinformation.  There are some things out there that are just WRONG.

Simply do a Google search for “Beet Pulp Toxicity”, and you’ll come up with nonsense like this article that proclaims that beet pulp is toxic and can

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Rinsing beet pulp and hoof trimming tools

I took a few photos of my trimming tools. The first one is my hoofjack, rasp, measuring tools – for toe length and hoof angle, and hoof pick.

I know, I’m probably a little bit in over-kill mode when it comes to my horses feet.  I always measure to make sure everything is where it should be.

Why do I do this?  Well, check out this article posted on the Horse Science

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The Myths and Reality of Beet Pulp, by Dr. Susan Garlinghouse

Preparing to soak beet pulp The baskets are used to strain off the excess sugars

Below is an excerpt and link to an article about beet pulp and covers just about everything you need to know on the topic.  It’s by a really good equine nutritionist – be sure to check out a few of the other links and info on Dr. G’s site while you are there.

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