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A Perfectly Tasty Paddock

Equine nutritionist Shannon Pratt-Phillips Ph.D. explains how to maximize your horse's pasture....

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Should I Warm my Horse’s Water When it’s Cold Out?

Find out why water intake is so important all year-round....

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NUTRITION 101

Part 1: The Basics ...

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Ask Us – Horses Eating Straw

Equine nutritionist, Shannon Pratt-Phillips, Ph.D., discusses why horses sometimes eat straw....

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Selenium Toxicity and Deficiency

Selenium, one of the most interesting of all nutrients, was known for its toxicity before being identified as an essential nutrient. Selenium is important in immune response and as an anticarcinogen. The power of its antioxidant activity has been wid...

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Activated Carbon: Bogus or Bonus?

Find out if feeding activated carbon supplements can help improve your horse’s health, and if there are any risks associated with feeding them. ...

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Cereal Grains vs Commercial Mixes

Equine nutritionist Shannon Pratt-Phillips PhD. explains the difference between cereal grains and commercial mixes, and how to feed them effectively. ...

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Comparing Supplements

Get advice on choosing a supplement to balance your horse's diet, from equine nutritionist, Shannon Pratt-Phillips, PhD....

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Busted!

Horse owners should be aware that certain feed additives and contaminants can result in positive drug tests....

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Decreasing the Risk of Laminitis in the Spring

Equine nutritionist, Shannon Pratt-Phillips, Ph.D., explains how to avoid pasture associated laminitis in the spring....

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