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Preserving the Quality of Horse Hay, Grain and Feedstuffs

by EquiMed Staff

May 3, 2017 12:19

You pay good money to purchase quality hay and grains for your horse. This article outlines 15 things you can do to preserve the nutritional value and taste of …

Your Horse's Diet as It Relates to Diseases and Conditions

by EquiMed Staff

May 3, 2017 13:24

Good equine nutrition greatly reduces chances of horse diseases and conditions. Learn about the 10 disease and conditions that are directly related to horse …

Is There a Low Cost Way of Getting My Horse to Gain Some Weight …

by Juliet M. Getty, Ph.D.

May 5, 2017 16:07

Keeping a horse's weight up during the cold winter months can be a challenge. Equine nutritionist Juliet Getty, Ph.D. offers sound advice to help you keep your …

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Testing Your Horse Pasture for Peace of Mind

Juliet M. Getty, Ph.D.

Testing Your Horse Pasture for Peace of Mind

by Juliet M. Getty, Ph.D.

May 6, 2017 12:02

While grass tends to be lower in sugar/starch during the summer, the situation changes as the night time temperatures drop below 40 degrees F, making it …

Nutrition Tip

Flaxseed meal is highly recommended for equine athletes as it provides high amounts of omega-3 fatty acids that protect the heart, lungs and immune functions along with providing a great source of energy.

Nutrition for Mares and Foals: Monitor Their Special Needs

by Heather Smith Thomas

October 7, 2019 17:01

When raising foals, the goal is to optimize health and growth, and this means proper and adequate nutrition, while avoiding extremes that could lead to problems …

nu·tri·tion
/n(y)o͞oˈtriSH(ə)n/
noun
  1. the process of providing or obtaining the food necessary for health and growth.
  2. the branch of science that deals with nutrients and nutrition.

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