Articles - nutrition


Comparing Supplements

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


Nutrition for Healthy Hooves

How to feed and care for your horse's hooves....


Gluten Sensitivity

Can horses have a sensitivity to gluten?...


Nutrition Notes – Long Rides & Feeding

Shannon Pratt-Phillips, Ph.D. explains how to adjust your horse's feed program in order to prepare him for longer rides, which require endurance, and makes suggestions for mid-ride snacks....


When Hay is Not an Option

Options for horses who cannot consume hay or pasture forage....


How can you tell the quality of hay without a hay analysis?

Get expert advice on whether or not to have your hay tested. ...


Feeding for Colic Prevention

How the horse's diet is important in preventing gastrointestinal disturbances that can be painful and even life-threatening....


How to Collect Hay for Analysis

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


Does Turmeric Really Help Horses?

Turmeric is included in several equine anti-inflammatory supplements, but does it really help?...


Equine Metabolic Syndrome: Too Much of a Good Thing?

A fat horse is not necessarily a happy horse, no matter how much he loves his food. Find out how high-sugar, high-starch diets harm horses and what you can do, naturally, to treat and prevent the damage....

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