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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 …

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 …

Importance of Water in Maintaining Horses Health

by EquiMed Staff

May 3, 2017 16:45

Clean and fresh water is a basic part of equine nutrition. Horses that are denied quality water are subject to disease and dangerous ailments such as colic. …

Sources of Magnesium for Horses Including Whole Foods

by Juliet M. Getty, Ph.D.

May 4, 2017 16:00

Since magnesium is involved with maintaining normal neuromuscular activity, supplementing it can have a dramatic impact on behavior, improved muscle function …

Nutrition Tip

Limit feeding of cereal grains (oats, corn, barley) to less than 2 pounds per feeding. Also, only use crimped, rolled or steamed oats for better digestion.


The Glycemic Index and Your Horse

Deb M. Eldredge, DVM

The Glycemic Index and Your Horse

by Deb M. Eldredge, DVM

May 5, 2017 15:25

Glycemic index has been a big buzz phrase in human nutrition for years and it is now coming around to the equine world as well. What exactly is it and what …

  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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