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Rood & Riddle Q&A: Time for a diet

Hardworking athletes need a high-octane diet. Whether we’re talking about Rocky Balboa and his famed raw-egg diet in the movie Rocky, or a daring racehorse who needs extra grain to fuel that burst of speed down the racetrack, the premise is the same: hardworking bodies require a specialized diet. And when a racehorse is eased from track life and into a less taxing career or even a backyard farm, a critical part of that transition becomes diet. New owners of ex-racehorses often tweak the diet of their new companion, considering how to do it safely without sudden change that can […]