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Understanding Fatty Acids

Shannon Pratt-Phillips, PhD, explains the science of fats and their role in the equine diet....

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Foal Weight: Is Thinner Better?

Average daily weight gain for a foal in the first 2-3 months can be as much as 1.4 kg (3 lbs) per day!...

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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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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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Navicular Syndrome

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

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Commercial Feeds

Fortified with protein, vitamins and minerals, commercial feeds help meet the horse's nutritional needs where cereal grains alone might be lacking...

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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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Is it safe to let my horse drink from a pond or stream?

Find out if it is safe to let horses drink from ponds and streams....

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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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Feeding Salt and Minerals

Equine nutritionist, Shannon Pratt-Phillips, PhD, discusses salt and mineral block options...

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