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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 …

Nutrition

Managing the "Hard Keeper …

Karen Briggs

Managing the "Hard Keeper …

by Karen Briggs

May 3, 2017 17:23

A "hard-keeper" is a horse that needs special attention in order to maintain adequate weight, especially during the cold winter months. Learn the 8 things you …

Nutrition

What Is an n-3 PUFA? Why Horse Owners Should Care

Juliet M. Getty, Ph.D.

What Is an n-3 PUFA? Why Horse Owners Should Care

by Juliet M. Getty, Ph.D.

May 6, 2017 11:55

While all fat is high in calories, foods that are high in n-3 PUFAs can lower blood insulin levels in your horse, which helps reduce fat storage and lessen the …

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 …

Nutrition Tip

Be cautious when giving supplements that you are not providing too much of a good thing. Especially look out for over-dosing of selenium that may be added to different dietary supplements.

Debunking 4 Popular Myths about Beet Pulp for Horses

by EquiMed Staff

May 6, 2017 12:50

Although anecdotal stories about individual horses may have lead to these myths or old wives' tales about beet pulp as feed, research and experience have …

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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