Putting an overweight horse on a diet can be a challenge if you have limited solo turnout options. Here are some helpful ideas.
In part two of our new 'Senior Series', Dr. Bettina Bobsien answers questions about the nutritional needs of older equines.
When selecting hay for your horse, it is important to understand where the myths came from regarding this main component of a horse's diet.
Healthier and more productive pastures during the grazing season require some planning, testing and hard work.
Whip up a batch of baked goodies for your equine partner - they make a great reward for work well done, or just to show you love them!
Horses find a wide variety of fruits and vegetables quite yummy - but not all of them should be included in their diet, even occasionally.
Research shows that providing an antioxidant supplement can be an effective way to protect red cell membranes and delay the onset of fatigue.
While genetics certainly plays a role in equine hair and hoof quality, dietary improvements can go a long way to improve both.
We all welcome the spring grass - especially our horses. But practical management is necessary to avoid health problems caused by 'too much of a good thing'
Horses with respiratory issues can be triggered by environmental factors, but also by dusty or moldy hay. Find out how to avoid exacerbating their symptoms.
It’s not uncommon to hear about horses with “metabolic issues” like insulin resistance. We know serious, but how well do we understand the dangers?
Feeding a warm bran mash as a treat is pretty common, but it may not always be the best choice for your horse, and may have unintended consequences.
Researchers still don’t understand exactly what causes cribbing in horses, but they now suspect selenium deficiency might be one reason.
Oil is liquid fat, which is incorporated into many commercial horse feeds or used as a top-dress. Can your horse benefit from the added calories?
Ringworm is a fungal infection, which can spread easily from horse-to-horse through direct contact, and can also be transmitted to humans.