Articles - nutrition


Equine Nutrition Basics: Grain Mixes Vs Oats

Help for owners trying to decide what type of grain to feed their horses. ...


Do I Need to Feed my Horse More in the Winter?

When horses digest forage it generates heat. Find out how much you need to feed to keep your horse warm. ...


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....


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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Nutrition for the Nursing Broodmare

Learn how to ensure your broodmare and foal receive adequate nutrition....


What do Hoof Rings Indicate?

Find out what the rings on your horse's hooves mean....


What NOT to Feed Your Horse

Are any foods dangerous for my horse?...


Legume Hay vs Grass Hay

Equine nutritionist, Shannon Pratt-Phillips, PhD., discusses the pros and cons of feeding legume hay and grass hay....

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Cutting the Carbs

How to feed the insulin resistant or “metabolic” horse....

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Equine Nutrition: Ages and Stages

Equine nutritionist, Shannon Pratt-Phillips, Ph.D., provides feeding strategies for every horse....

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