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When Horses Have Special Dietary Requirements

by EquiMed Staff

May 3, 2017 11:39

Young horse, old horse, sick horse, working horse - all have different dietary requirements. This article explains how to adapt the horse's diet to meet its …

Nutrition

How Well Do You Know Your Hay …

Juliet M. Getty, Ph.D.

How Well Do You Know Your Hay …

by Juliet M. Getty, Ph.D.

May 4, 2017 16:32

Hay analysis gives you the starting point from which to evaluate and balance your horse's diet, and if you purchase at least two or more months' worth of hay at …

Nutrition

Oats and Oat Hay for Your Horse

Katie Navarra

Oats and Oat Hay for Your Horse

by Katie Navarra

May 5, 2017 15:45

Oat hay and grain are excellent choices for most horses where available. Read what popular horse clinician and television show host Julie Goodnight has to say …

Five Steps to a Great Summer Horse Pasture

by EquiMed Staff

May 6, 2017 13:16

The beginning of summer is a good time for horse owners with pastures to begin planning and implementing proven techniques that will provide grazing throughout …

Nutrition Tip

Grass and grain hays cut at the "boot" stage just before flowering have a higher protein content. Hays cut at the "soft dough" stage as the grain heads are almost mature have a lower protein content.

Nutrition

How to Help Your Aging Horse Live a Vibrant Life

Juliet M. Getty, Ph.D.

How to Help Your Aging Horse Live a Vibrant Life

by Juliet M. Getty, Ph.D.

March 1, 2019 12:40

Changes come about gradually, but as your horse starts to show signs of aging, the diet you've been feeding may now be obsolete and in need of an adjustment …

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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