- 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
Cowgirls are like barbed wire...handle with care.Cowgirl Wisdom
Today's glossary term
Tip of the day
Loose horse shoes can be seen by looking at the removed shoe. If the branches are shiny, this indicates that the shoe was loose.
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.”
"Most horse owners know that colic is the number one noninfectious health risk for horses, and veterinarians warn that decreased water consumption is thought to be the primary predisposing factor for compaction colic.”
Learn how easy it is to install and use a video monitor for your pregnant mare. Be ready for the Big Event! Includes links to equipment manufacturers and monitoring services that are available.
”What you don't know about what you are giving your horse can harm your horse and cost you time, effort, and money that may not only be wasted, but may actually be harmful to your horse's health.”
5 things that you can do to help your lame horse. This article also gives you basic information about how your farrier can help you, and also when to call the equine veterinarian and what to expect.