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Table 3 The randomized, cross-over study design for two groups of ponies grazing fertilised and unfertilised pasture

From: The effect of different grazing conditions on the insulin and incretin response to the oral glucose test in ponies

Phase Hay-only Grazing Hay-only Grazing
No. of days 10 5 10 5
Lucerne hay (2% BW) in dry-lots X   X  
Fertilised pasture 4 h + lucerne hay (0.7% BW)   Group 1   Group 2
Unfertilised pasture 4 h + lucerne hay (0.7% BW)   Group 2   Group 1
Oral glucose test (morning after end of phase)   X   X
  1. Key: 8 ponies were allocated to each group