Carol Michael

Carol Michael of Phytorigins has over 25 years of experience in plant chemistry, physiology and microbiology including plant extraction methods and analysis of plant compounds to benefit horse health. She has used this knowledge to advise trainers of sport horses and the veterinarian profession on the forensics of plant molecules in competition and possible conflicts with the ever increasing prohibited list of medication.

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Sweets for my sweet – but how safe is your grass?

| January 2, 2014 | 2 Comments
Sweets for my sweet – but how safe is your grass?

Grasses high in fructans are great for cattle, but they can be dangerous for horses.

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Laminitis: not just for the spring

| November 25, 2013 | 0 Comments
Laminitis: not just for the spring

Research into native grasses aims to develop certified grass seen low in sugar and carbs.

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Why riders are confused about positive dope tests

| November 21, 2013 | 1 Comment
Why riders are confused about positive dope tests

Plant chemicals in many feeds are molecularly almost identical to synthetic drugs.

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