We’ll describe seven aspects of your horse’s diet that might not be up to par. Horse owners don’t often consider water to be a commonly deficient nutrient, but when it’s unavailable or of poor quality, it can lead to a life-threatening insufficiency. Jessica Leatherwood, MS, PhD, assistant professor of equine science in Texas A&M University’s Department of Animal Science, in College Station, says dehydration often occurs in winter, when water is extremely cold or covered in ice. “Horses typically will drink less if they are cold and offered cold water,” she says. “Less water consumption coupled

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In a crowded animal shelter, being labeled an aggressive dog can mean a lifetime locked in a cage, or worse. According to The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, as many as 670,000 of the 3.3 million dogs who enter shelters annually are euthanized, often because they’re deemed too aggressive to be pets. Benny, it seemed, was headed for death row. Luckily for him, word of Benny’s plight reached the Lehigh County Humane Society in Allentown last month, where a new program to turn even the most ill-mannered mutts into very good dogs was underway. “The behaviors that I saw when

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Still, longtime Insurance Commissioner Mike Chaney described things as fairly stable in the Mississippi insurance market except for uncertainty surrounding health care coverage hinging on the Supreme Court’s decision on the full report Affordable Care Act. Chaney predicts the Supreme Court will rule that the law is constitutional. There also are some challenges with holding commercial auto insurance rates steady, Chaney said, but most Mississippians should not see their rates rise much, if at all, in the coming year.  “Next year there will be very little if any rate increase except for the windpool,”

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The grand jury claimed Cyr “did knowingly employ, use, persuade, induce, entice, and coerce“ the victims will speak to engage in “sexually explicit conduct,” according to the indictment. She was ordered to forfeit two iPhones to the government. The items either contained the sexual abuse imagery in question, showed her profiting from the content or was used or intended to be used to commit the offenses, the indictment said. The Fall River woman is expected to make an initial appearance in federal court in Boston at a later date. She is currently in state custody, according to Lelling’s office.

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Protesters in Tunisia halt key phosphate production Demonstrators calling for jobs launched sit-ins at state-run Gafsa Phospate, the sole national producer of the mineral. Protesters calling for jobs demonstrated on Wednesday launching sit-ins at state-run Gafsa Phospate [File: Zoubeir Souissi/Reuters] Protesters calling for jobs stopped Tunisia’s entire phosphate output on Wednesday by launching sit-ins at the sole producer of the key export during a day of strikes and protests around the country, officials and witnesses told Reuters News Agency. State-run Gafsa Phospate was once one of

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Ackman places new bet against corporate credit Ackman places new bet against corporate credit Billionaire says markets are once again complacent about the impact of pandemic Pershing Square founder Bill Ackman made $2.6bn in March from a wager that markets were underestimating coronavirus risks © REUTERS Be the first to know about every new Coronavirus story Hedge fund manager Bill Ackman has put on another bet that companies will struggle to pay their debts, just eight months after he cashed in a $2.6bn profit from a similar trade at the start of the pandemic. The founder of Pershing Square told

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Massage gun/compression boots: You might think of massage guns and compression boots as solely recovery devices, but this is not the case. Both of these modalities help to increase circulation and can take the place of or be used in addition to foam rolling for warming up. The food you eat before your workout will be the fuel your body utilizes to propel yourself throughout your hard intervals. It is critical to give to yourself the necessary nutrients. While the exact nutritional requirements will be contingent on your own body and the workout ahead, it’s likely that for cycling you’ll want

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airports over the weekend, discarding advice from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to stay at home as coronavirus infections reached daily records. Overall traveler numbers are still down 60% from a year ago, but Squaremouth, one of the country’s main insurance price aggregators, said its data suggested that the total number of travelers seeking cover was up 26% year-on-year. The data from Squaremouth is based on all travel insurance policies purchased on its website between March 12 and Nov. 9 for travel over the week of Thanksgiving. With trips to popular European destinations

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We're going to work with the Wolf administration to find a solution. We need to find a solution to this $600 million shortfall. We need to get these projects back online and get Pennsylvanians back to work," said Sen. John Yudichak, (I) 14th District. Sen. Yudichak says if they can't find a solution, PennDOT needs to stop projects on December 1, not something Grimes wanted to hear. "With the current crisis of no funding, will it get finished is the question?" Grimes said about the 315 intersection. While state legislators try to find a solution to this problem, Grimes sees a desperate need

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