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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 …

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

Oats and Oat Hay for Your Horse

Katie Navarra

Oats and Oat Hay for Your Horse

by Katie Navarra

May 5, 2017 15:45

Oat hay and grain are excellent choices for most horses where available. Read what popular horse clinician and television show host Julie Goodnight has to say …

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 …

Nutrition Tip

Never feed lawn grass clippings to your horse. Eating a large amount of clippings may cause excessive fermentation in the hind gut and lead to colic or founder.

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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