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Preventing Diet-Induced Laminitis

Equine nutritionist Shannon Pratt-Phillips, PhD., discusses the relationship between diet and laminitis. ...

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Top 10 Horse Nutrition FAQs

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

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Does My Horse Need Salt?

Q: Does my horse really need a salt lick?...

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Electrolytes for Hard-Working Athletes

Competition horses, especially those at the highest levels of the sport, have specific nutrient needs, including the replacement of electrolytes lost through sweating....

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

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

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Dealing with Picky Eaters

A horse who doesn't finish his mealtime ration may not be getting all the necessary nutrients, and the causes of finickyness can range from physical to behavioural to a simple matter of taste. ...

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Comparing Supplements

Get advice on choosing a supplement to balance your horse's diet, from equine nutritionist, Shannon Pratt-Phillips, PhD....

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Feeding Horses with COPD

Horses coping with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) or recurrent airway obstruction (RAO) - also known as 'heaves' - don't have specifically different nutritional requirements, but feeding management is critically important. ...

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How to Collect Hay for Analysis

Learn how to collect hay properly in order to get the most out of a hay analysis. ...

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Winter Feeding

When the temperatures drop and the work load lightens, you will need to make adjustments to your horse’s feeding program....

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