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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 …

Nutrition

Hay for Your Horse

EquiMed Staff

Hay for Your Horse

by EquiMed Staff

May 4, 2017 10:14

Grass hay, grain hay, alfalfa hay - these are the basic staples of horse food. Not all hay is the same. Nutritional differences vary as much as price. Learn how …

Nutrition

Added Fat Improves Behavior of Horses

Juliet M. Getty, Ph.D.

Added Fat Improves Behavior of Horses

by Juliet M. Getty, Ph.D.

May 4, 2017 14:52

Diet affects behavior. This makes sense. A well-fed horse is healthy and a healthy horse feels good. Conversely, a poorly-nourished horse is suffering …

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

A mineralized salt block is different from a mineral block. While more expensive, a mineral block often has vitamins and other minerals that are important for the equine diet.

An Illustrated Guide to Body Scoring Your Horse

by Flossie Sellers

May 5, 2017 15:59

Evaluating the relationship of body fat to body musculature helps a horse owner determine the body score of a particular horse and is a helpful management tool …

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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