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Deciding Which Hay or Forage Is Best for Your Horse

by EquiMed Staff

May 3, 2017 11:47

This article will teach you to judge the quality of hay for your horse. It also offers great suggestions for selecting the type of hay to feed, depending on …

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 …

Feeding Starved or Malnourished Horses

by EquiMed Staff

October 6, 2018 13:24

Feeding a malnourished horse must be undertaken with special care. Improperly feeding a starved horse can lead to illness or death. This article provides …


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

Grass hay has a low to medium protein content and is low in the essential amino acid lysine. Grass hay is best fed as part of a plan that includes a legume (e.g. alfalfa) to balance the amino acid profile.

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 …

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