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  • Equine Nutritionist Q&A: Horse Feeding Plans

    By KER Staff · October 27, 2001

    <p> How many times a day should horses be fed?</p>

  • Equine Nutritionist Q&A: Alfalfa Pellet Impaction

    By KER Staff · October 27, 2001

    <p> Can feeding large amounts of alfalfa pellets cause an impaction in the horse?</p>

  • Don’t Pass on Processed Feeds

    By Associated Feed · January 17, 2001

    Understanding the methods used to process feeds and knowing why they are used will make the idea of feeding processed feedstuffs more savory.

  • Foaling Management Tips

    By Kentucky Equine Research Staff · November 23, 2000

    The ideal environment for a mare that is about to foal is a clean grass paddock where the mare can be observed with as little disruption as possible, but inclement weather or insufficient lighting can make this impractical.

  • Feeding the Weanling Requires Careful Consideration

    By Kentucky Equine Research Staff · November 17, 2000

    Few topics in equine nutrition stir more controversy than feeding the weanling. Many factors add to the confusion of providing nutrition at this critical stage of growth.

  • Putting Weight on a Skinny Horse

    By Kentucky Equine Research Staff · November 3, 2000

    Some horses are metabolically inclined to be hard keepers while others have medical, psychological or environmental reasons for having difficulty in maintaining weight.

  • Why Is This Horse So Skinny?

    By Kentucky Equine Research Staff · November 3, 2000

    Insufficient caloric intake is the primary cause of failure to maintain sufficient body condition in horses. A variety of reasons may account for caloric deficiency. Some are easy to pinpoint and simple to address, such as parasite loads or teeth problems. Others are impossible to diagnose without euthanizing the horse and performing a necropsy. Physical problems of the digestive tract account for many of these problems, but there may be psychological and environmental reasons as well.

  • Taking Care of the Senior Horse

    By Kentucky Equine Research Staff · November 1, 2000

    As we become more aware of the problems facing geriatric horses, they have a much better chance at surviving into their golden years than they would have had 100 years ago. Strong emotional ties can motivate many owners to be observant of their beloved beasts and to take the extra steps it requires to maintain them in health and comfort.

  • Taking Care of the Senior Horse

    By Dr. Kathleen Crandell · November 1, 2000

    As we become more aware of the problems facing geriatric horses, they have a much better chance at surviving into their golden years than they would have had 100 years ago. Strong emotional ties can motivate many owners to be observant of their beloved beasts and to take the extra steps it requires to maintain them in health and comfort.

  • Equine Nutritionist Q&A: Hot Weather Horse Diets

    By KER Staff · October 29, 2000

    <p> Should a horse&rsquo;s diet be changed to compensate for hot weather?</p>

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