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What are Macronutrients?

Macronutrients are the nutrients that are required in larger amounts in your horse’s diet. They include protein, fat and carbohydrates (non-structural carbohydrates and fibre). The sections below provide examples of dietary sources of each macronutrient, but remember that these sources…

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What Makes Feed Appealing to Horses?

Ever wonder why your horse might select and prefer one feed over another? Redgate, Cooper, Hall, Eady and Harris reported on feed selection in the Journal of Animal Science (published online February 4, 2014); “Dietary experience modifies horses’ feeding behavior…

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