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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 …

Christmas (and all year round) Homemade Horse Treats

by Miriam Rieck

May 4, 2017 14:59

Surprise your horses this holiday season (or whenever) with some delicous and nutritious horse treats. These homemade delights are so good, you will be tempted …

Dr. Getty Recommends Apple Peels for Horse Weight Loss

by Juliet M. Getty, Ph.D.

May 4, 2017 15:39

Apple peels may be the key to helping horses lose excess weight, according to Dr. Juliet Getty, Horse Nutritionist …

Poisonous Plants in Your Paddock? What Every Horse Owner Should Know

by Katie Navarra

January 21, 2019 10:51

While there are potentially dozens of plants hazardous to horses in each region of the United States, this article covers the three most common toxic plants in …

Nutrition Tip

Equines can be very picky. Some avoid licking mineralized (brown colored) salt blocks. Many vets recommend a plain white salt block for general use.

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 …

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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