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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 …

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Hay for Your Horse

EquiMed Staff

Hay for Your Horse

by EquiMed Staff

May 4, 2017 10:14

Grass hay, grain hay, alfalfa hay - these are the basic staples of horse food. Not all hay is the same. Nutritional differences vary as much as price. Learn how …

Christmas (and all year round) Homemade Horse Treats

by Miriam Rieck

May 4, 2017 14:59

Surprise your horses this holiday season (or whenever) with some delicous and nutritious horse treats. These homemade delights are so good, you will be tempted …

Dr. Getty Recommends Apple Peels for Horse Weight Loss

by Juliet M. Getty, Ph.D.

May 4, 2017 15:39

Apple peels may be the key to helping horses lose excess weight, according to Dr. Juliet Getty, Horse Nutritionist …

Nutrition Tip

Irrigated hay crops have multiple "cuttings" during the growing season. Many prefer second or later cuttings as the first cutting may contain more weeds and more moisture leading to mold.

Pros and Cons of Feeding Grain Hays to Your Horse

by EquiMed Staff

April 11, 2018 09:03

The nutrition the horse needs, the cost of the hay, and the availability of the feed needs to be carefully balanced to make owning a horse possible for many …

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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