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Feeding for Hoof Health

Good nutrition is the foundation for a healthy horse, and it certainly has the capacity to influence hoof health. However, hoof health also depends on quality hoof care, a clean, dry environment, and good conformation....

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Avoiding Winter Health Woes

Proper management can alleviate the effects and frequency of some debilitating seasonal conditions....

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Top 10 Horse Nutrition FAQs

Horse owners' most frequently asked feeding questions. ...

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How to Buy, Store, and Feed Hay

How to buy, store and feed the main ingredient in your horse’s diet....

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12 Top Rules for Feeding Horses

Feeding horses isn’t complicated if you just remember these important guidelines....

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How can I tell if my pasture needs to be reseeded?

Learn how and when to rejuvenate your pasture safely....

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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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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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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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Equine Nutrition Basics: Grain Mixes Vs Oats

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

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