Articles - nutrition


Forages: The primary component of your horse’s diet

Forages are the edible stems and leaves of non-woody plants that make up a significant portion of the horse's diet. The most common forages fed to horses include hay and pasture, but haylage and silage may be considered forages as well. It is said th...


How can I tell if my pasture needs to be reseeded?

Learn how and when to rejuvenate your pasture safely....


Formulating a Feed Program for: An Underweight Horse

Feeding starved or very thin horses...


Navicular Syndrome

Learn how to recognize, treat and prevent this devastating condition of the foot....


Nutrition Notes: Feeding for Healthy Hooves

Get advice on how to feed for hoof health....


A Perfectly Tasty Paddock

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


Feeding for Colic Prevention

How the horse's diet is important in preventing gastrointestinal disturbances that can be painful and even life-threatening....


Can Bee Pollen Help my Horse Eat More?

A bee pollen supplement may help increase your horse's feed intake....

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Equine Nutrition: Ages and Stages

Equine nutritionist, Shannon Pratt-Phillips, Ph.D., provides feeding strategies for every horse....

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Behaviour-Altering Feed Supplements

Get advice on feeding calming supplements from equine nutritionist Shannon Pratt-Phillips, Ph.D....

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