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Three Reasons to Feed Oils

Why to feed oils, plus how, which type and how much....

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Should I Feed Bran Mash as a Winter Treat?

Learn more about the nutritional merits of bran mash....

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Are Genetically Modified Horse Feeds Safe?

Get the facts on genetically modified horse foods, from equine nutritionist Shannon Pratt-Phillips, Ph.D., before you decide whether to feed them or not....

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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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Low Glycemic Index Feeds

There is an increasing number of horse feeds being marketed as low-starch, low-sugar or low glycemic index (low-GI) - but they are not all created equal....

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Nutrition Notes – Hay

Learn how eating hay helps keep horses warm, and why you may need to feed more during the winter....

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Healthy Treats

Equine nutritionist, Shannon Pratt-Phillips, Ph.D., offers advice on choosing healthy and convenient treats to use as food rewards....

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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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Gluten Sensitivity

Can horses have a sensitivity to gluten?...

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4 Tips for Selecting Supplements

Learn how to choose a the right supplement for your horse's needs. ...

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