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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 …

Rusty Coat? Is a Copper Deficiency the Culprit? Dr. Getty's Advice

by Juliet M. Getty, Ph.D.

May 4, 2017 15:27

Red tips on dark manes and dark coats, particularly noticeable in bays and black horses, may be due to a copper deficiency which is easy to fix, but it requires …


Summer Treats for Your Horse

Miriam Rieck

Summer Treats for Your Horse

by Miriam Rieck

May 4, 2017 16:24

Popsicles for the kids. How about a summer treat for your horse. Get some great ideas from Miriam about cost-effective and horse-preferred treats …


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

Flaxseed meal is highly recommended for equine athletes as it provides high amounts of omega-3 fatty acids that protect the heart, lungs and immune functions along with providing a great source of energy.

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 …

  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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