About Us


KERx Special Needs Nutrition is a brand of innovative equine health and nutrition supplements developed by Kentucky Equine Research (KER), the leader in equine nutrition technology.

KERx Special Needs Nutrition features products developed for horses with special nutritional needs. The range of products addresses commonplace conditions like obesity and gastrointestinal health as well as complex problems like tying-up and bone demineralization. Backed by science and preferred by veterinarians, KERx products are designed with one goal in mind: to optimize the health of your horse.

Equine Nutrition Research & Consultation At Its Best.

An intern holds a horse wearing a collection harness used during digestibility trialsKentucky Equine Research (KER) is an international equine nutrition, research and consultation company serving both the horse producer and the feed industry. Its goal is to advance the industry's knowledge of equine nutrition and exercise physiology and apply this knowledge to produce healthier, more athletic horses. 

Founded in 1988, KER boasts a unique collection of nutritionists, veterinarians, researchers and horsemen that collaborate to investigate barriers to performance, develop solutions and provide education to the equine industry. Results from research trials conducted at KER's research farm at its headquarters in Versailles, Kentucky as well as advancements in equine nutrition from institutions around the world form the basis for continued development of innovative solutions to the health and nutritional challenges inherent in the management of the modern equine.

View the videos below to learn more about KER and the research undertaken by the leaders in equine nutrition.