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When Horses Have Special Dietary Requirements

by EquiMed Staff

May 3, 2017 11:39

Young horse, old horse, sick horse, working horse - all have different dietary requirements. This article explains how to adapt the horse's diet to meet its …

Preserving the Quality of Horse Hay, Grain and Feedstuffs

by EquiMed Staff

May 3, 2017 12:19

You pay good money to purchase quality hay and grains for your horse. This article outlines 15 things you can do to preserve the nutritional value and taste of …

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

Dr. Getty Notes: Horse Cecum Exit Defies Gravity

Juliet M. Getty, Ph.D.

Dr. Getty Notes: Horse Cecum Exit Defies Gravity

by Juliet M. Getty, Ph.D.

May 5, 2017 14:10

Without enough food matter to "fill the tube" (cecum), sand, dirt, and undigested material can remain at the bottom in the horse's cecum, leading to colic …

Nutrition Tip

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

Nutrition

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 …

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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