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Does My Horse Need Salt?

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

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Feeding Horses with Cushing’s Disease

Learn how to manage your Cushing's horse's diet. ...

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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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Hay 101

Equine nutritionist, Shannon Pratt-Phillips, PhD, explains that not all hay is created equal and offers hints on purchasing and feeding this diet staple....

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How to Manage a Horse with Respiratory Illness

Get advice on how to manage, feed and medicate a horse with respiratory illness....

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Feeding Horses Recovering from Colic Surgery

Your horse has come through colic surgery with flying colours, but what should his diet consist of while he recovers?...

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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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“Glass Gut” to Study Equine GI Tract

To gain insight into the function of the equine gastrointestinal tract, researchers are developing a “glass gut” model....

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Soaking & Steaming Hay

Hay can be an excellent source of nutrition for most horses, and should be the major focus of every horse’s diet. However, some horses may have problems eating traditional, long-stem, dry hay....

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Nutrition for Healthy Hooves

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

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