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Preventing Diet-Induced Laminitis

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


Top 10 Horse Nutrition FAQs

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


Does My Horse Need Salt?

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


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....


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

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


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. ...


Comparing Supplements

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


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. ...


How to Collect Hay for Analysis

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


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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