Salt and trace mineral blocks typically have consumption rates of about 50 grams per day, but this can vary widely between horses.
Get advice on choosing a supplement, or supplements, to balance your horse’s diet, from equine nutritionist, Shannon Pratt-Phillips, PhD.
Owners and managers tend to turn to higher energy density feeds, such as whole cereal grains or commercial mixes when pasture or hay does not suffice.
Equine nutritionist, Dr. Shannon Pratt-Phillips, answers some of the most common questions owners have about feeding their horses and their nutrition.
Domesticated horses live a somewhat privileged life, and many horses could be described as being spoiled when it comes to feed.
This article will address the protocol for refeeding a starved horse, as well as feeding a horse that is merely thin, in order to help it put on weight.
A horse in heavy work requires additional energy and nutrients. Check out three diets that will ensure your horse gets what he needs.
Horses coming into work for the season, or for the first time, will start with light exercise and eventually get into moderate, heavy or intense work.
Find out how to feed young horses that are about to enter into work.
In this article equine nutritionist, Shannon Pratt-Phillips, Ph.D., discusses why horses are sometimes eating straw and whether or not it's good for them.
There are several ways to keep track of your horse's weight, but the most comprehensive and accessible method is to practice body condition scoring.
Equine Metabolic Syndrome is triggered by the over-feeding of sugars and starches, usually combined with a lack of exercise and/or stress.
Learn how eating hay helps keep horses warm, and why you may need to feed more during the winter.
Hay is the staple of many horses' diets, particularly when pasture is not available due to season or housing limitations. Learn more about the choices.
You probably know that good nutrition is an important part of keeping your horse healthy. But how do you know your horse is eating what he should?