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Your Horse's Basic Dietary Needs

EquiMed Staff

Your Horse's Basic Dietary Needs

by EquiMed Staff

May 3, 2017 11:06

6 nutrient types that all horses require to have a balanced and healthy diet. This article covers the basics that all horse owners should know …

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 …

Nutrition

Slower Feeding is Safer Feeding

EquiMed Staff

Slower Feeding is Safer Feeding

by EquiMed Staff

May 3, 2017 16:55

Horses that gulp their food, especially grains, are likely to suffer digestive tract disturbances, including choke. Why do horses gulp their feed, and what you …

Nutrition

The Glycemic Index and Your Horse

Deb M. Eldredge, DVM

The Glycemic Index and Your Horse

by Deb M. Eldredge, DVM

May 5, 2017 15:25

Glycemic index has been a big buzz phrase in human nutrition for years and it is now coming around to the equine world as well. What exactly is it and what …

Nutrition Tip

Easting hay creates internal warmth as the hay digests. Adjust your horse's feed and feeding times to fit the cold season.

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 …

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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