- Understand what the glycemic index is, and how it affects your horse
- Ranks 10 common horse feeds on the glycemic index scale
- Relates the use of the glycemic index for feeding horses with some common health problems
Horse health essentials
- Meeting the Horse's Basic Dietary Needs
- Equine Vaccination Guidelines
- Parasite Control for Your Horse
Quote of the day
Watch the gauges just like the indicators in the car - watch his ears - watch his eyes; they are good indicators.Ray Hunt
Today's glossary term
When a horse jumps in fright. Part of the flight or fight nature of equines.
Tip of the day
Take the time to visit a horse expo or horse fair. These relatively low cost expositions are usually packed with great clinicians, equipment vendors, and exposure to different breeds and disciplines in the equine industry.
Learn about the signs of dental problems and why regular exams and floating of teeth are necessary for equine health.
Learn how stress, which causes horses to act out, can be reduced when the possibility for equine enjoyment is actively embraced by you as the horse's owner.
"With dental care as a priority, horses are physically more comfortable and utilize feed more efficiently which helps them to perform better and may also lead to longer, healthier lives.”
Learn about the 5 factors that you should use in determining whether or not to shoe your horse, and the importance of working with your veterinarian and farrier in making your decision.
Learn about the factors involved in proper hay storage to preserve nutritional value for your horse and how hay is affected by different storage conditions.
Some horses fear trailers. Read the do's and don'ts of trailering and how practice trailering your horse pays off in an emergency.
14 items that belong in your equine first aid kit to help you take care of typical horse wounds, abrasions and laceration.