The nutritional impact of soaking hay can be significant and is often overlooked, especially if the hay is of marginal quality.
Would omega-3 supplementation help my performance horse with recurrent airway obstruction?
Nutritionists typically recommended that an antioxidant be supplemented when a diet is high in fat, especially vegetable oil. Studies suggest that there may be advantages to offering vitamin E.
Complete feeds are appropriate in a variety of situations, including anytime forage availability is limited and for horses that no longer have the ability to chew long-stem forages.
My gelding maintains his weight for most of the year but gets kind of skinny in winter. What can I do to avoid winter weight loss this year?
There are six nutrients in a horse’s diet: carbohydrates, protein, fat, vitamins, minerals, and water. Each of those is considered essential, yet water is king of the hill.
Can alfalfa and soy-based ingredients cause dermatitis and cellulitis?
A recent study supports glucosamine for promoting and maintaining joint health.
One study attempts to clarify the role of lysine, an essential amino acid, in the diets of growing horses.
Feeding by weight according to the manufacturer’s suggestions will help provide horses with optimal nutrition. Break out a scale and weigh your horse’s meals. You might be surprised how much you’re actually feeding!
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