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Changing Insulin Resistance to Insulin Sensitivity in Horses

by Juliet M. Getty, Ph.D.

May 4, 2017 14:46

Even horses of normal weight can be insulin resistant, exhibited by regional fat deposits along the neck, shoulders, tailhead, and back …

My horse eats free-choice hay, but she is getting fat. What should I …

by Juliet M. Getty, Ph.D.

May 4, 2017 15:48

Equine nutritionist Juliet Getty is a strong advocate for natural, free-choice feeding of horses. A common concern is that the horse will become overweight. …


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 …

Is an All-stock 12% Protein Feed Mix Safe For My Horse …

by Juliet M. Getty, Ph.D.

May 4, 2017 16:40

Lower-cost grain mixes formulated for "all-stock" are at best a compromise when fed to horses. Dr. Getty notes the issues with these all-purpose feeds that the …

Nutrition Tip

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

Is There a Low Cost Way of Getting My Horse to Gain Some Weight …

by Juliet M. Getty, Ph.D.

May 5, 2017 16:07

Keeping a horse's weight up during the cold winter months can be a challenge. Equine nutritionist Juliet Getty, Ph.D. offers sound advice to help you keep your …

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