Articles - nutrition


What is a Feed Balancer?

Equine nutritionist, Shannon Pratt-Phillips, Ph.D., explains and how and when to use ration balancers....

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Getting Inside the Gut

Experts at the Ontario Veterinary College are looking for better ways to diagnose gastrointestinal tract problems. ...


Gluten Sensitivity

Can horses have a sensitivity to gluten?...

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Back-to-Work Feeding Program

Get advice on adjusting your horse's diet as you go from a lower level of work to show-shape condition....

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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....


Top 10 Horse Nutrition FAQs

Horse owners' most frequently asked feeding questions. ...

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Feeding to Prevent Winter Colic

Colic often occurs as a result of changes in nutritional management, particularly over the winter months....


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. ...


Is it Safe to Feed Himalayan Salt to my Horse?

Because it is unprocessed, Himalayan salt contains numerous other minerals, but are they helpful?...


Adding Oil to Feed

Find out how to boost the calories in your horse's diet to help put on weight by adding oil to his feed....

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