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Forages: The primary component of your horse’s diet

Forages are the edible stems and leaves of non-woody plants that make up a significant portion of the horse's diet. The most common forages fed to horses include hay and pasture, but haylage and silage may be considered forages as well. It is said th...

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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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Cold Weather Feeding Advice

Get advice on maintaining your horse's balanced diet during the winter....

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Adding Oil to Feed

Find out how to boost the calories in your horse's diet to help put on weight by adding oil to his feed....

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Ask Us – Horses Eating Straw

Equine nutritionist, Shannon Pratt-Phillips, Ph.D., discusses why horses sometimes eat straw....

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What is a Feed Balancer?

Equine nutritionist, Shannon Pratt-Phillips, Ph.D., explains and how and when to use ration balancers....

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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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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. ...

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NUTRITION 101

Part 1: The Basics ...

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