Articles - nutrition

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Riding Bending Lines

Anne Gage offers tips for riding bending lines with balance, direction, rhythm and communication. ...


Formulating a Feed Program for: A Horse Coming Into Work

As your horse's workload increases, so will his nutrient requirements. Take a look at two examples of how to provide a balanced diet for a horse starting light work....


Feeding the Feet

Equine nutritionist, Shannon E. Pratt-Phillips, Ph.D., explains which nutrients help grow healthy hooves....

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Body Condition Scoring

Learn how to use body condition scoring to assess and monitor your horse's overall fitness....


Feeding Horses Recovering from Colic Surgery

Your horse has come through colic surgery with flying colours, but what should his diet consist of while he recovers?...


Equine Supplements

Careful research and sensible feeding practices are necessary to avoid over-supplementing...

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Weight Watching

How to determine the ideal weight for your horse for health and soundness....


Why Does My Horse Lick?

Equine nutritionist Shannon Pratt-Phillips, Ph.D., discusses oral behaviours in horses. ...


Hay 101

Equine nutritionist, Shannon Pratt-Phillips, PhD, explains that not all hay is created equal and offers hints on purchasing and feeding this diet staple....


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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