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Changing Insulin Resistance to Insulin Sensitivity in Horses

by Juliet M. Getty, Ph.D.

May 4, 2017 14:46

Even horses of normal weight can be insulin resistant, exhibited by regional fat deposits along the neck, shoulders, tailhead, and back …

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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 …

Nutritional Preparation for the Upcoming Winter

by Miriam Rieck

May 5, 2017 15:34

Miraim offers some practical advice for winter weather preparations …

Poisonous Plants in Your Paddock? What Every Horse Owner Should Know

by Katie Navarra

January 21, 2019 10:51

While there are potentially dozens of plants hazardous to horses in each region of the United States, this article covers the three most common toxic plants in …

Nutrition Tip

A mature horse required 8-10% protein in their diet. Use high quality hay, and supplement with grain as needed to maintain a 5-6 body condition score.

A Natural Approach to a Horse's Dietary Needs

by Flossie Sellers

May 6, 2017 12:54

This article discusses your horse's natural dietary needs, giving you the information you need to develop a healthy and complete feeding program for your horse …

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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