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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 …

An Overview of Equine Feeds and Supplements

by EquiMed Staff

May 3, 2017 12:05

Unless you live on a large ranch with ample pasture, the single biggest cost of horse ownership is the feeding or the horse. This article provides a review of …

Getting Value When You Purchase Horse Feed and Supplements

by EquiMed Staff

May 3, 2017 12:39

Feeding your horse is a major expense. Price ranges for feed and nutrients vary widely, and have increased in recent years due to higher grain costs. Learn how …

Dr. Getty's December Tip: Why Don't Horses Have Gallbladders …

by Juliet M. Getty, Ph.D.

May 4, 2017 15:07

Add this to your collection of useful horse factoids that (surprise!) you actually needed to know: Horses don't have a gallbladder because horses are designed …

Nutrition Tip

Older horses have reduced saliva production making it more difficult to eat dry food. Adding water to hay and grains makes them easier to swallow.

Extruded Rice Bran - What Is It? and Why Is It Good for Horses …

by Flossie Sellers

February 16, 2019 16:08

More recently, equine feed companies have developed methods of extruding rice bran into stabilized nugget form for easier feeding to horses …

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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