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Gluten Sensitivity

Can horses have a sensitivity to gluten?...

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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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How to Buy, Store, and Feed Hay

How to buy, store and feed the main ingredient in your horse’s diet....

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Feeding for Senior Citizens

More horses are living upwards of 20 to even 30 years of age, thanks to improvements in preventive health care and nutrition. Because of this, there is also an increased focus on feeding the senior or geriatric horse, with research conducted to highl...

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Miraculous Microbes

Invisible yet crucial, the tiny organisms of the equine microbiome are invaluable to good health....

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Nutrition Notes: Feeding for Healthy Hooves

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

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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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What Not to Eat

Toxic plants cropping up in Canadian pastures....

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Finding a Good Equine Nutritionist

I feed my horse well and he appears healthy. Do I really need an equine nutritionist?...

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Cut the Feeding Frenzy

Slow feeders are designed to help horses eat a controlled amount of hay which mimics natural grazing....

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