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Equine Nutrition Needs for Healthy Hooves & Hair

To support hoof and hair health, it is important that the nutrients that contribute to keratin synthesis are in adequate amounts in your horse’s diet.

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Equine Nutrition Basics: Grass Hay vs Legume Hay

Horse hay is made from different types of grasses and/or legumes. Find out which type will meet your horse’s nutritional requirements.

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Nutrition Chops

Do you know how to provide your horse with a balanced diet? Equine nutritionist Shannon Pratt-Phillips, Ph.D. challenges you to take our quiz and find out.

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Feeding to Put on Weight

Try these equine nutritionist approved feeding strategies to help horses who are under-conditioned gain weight and become healthier.

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Botulism in Horses

Did you know horses can get botulism from eating haylage? Find out how haylage is made, how botulism develops, and how to recognize it in your horse.

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The Nutritional Benefits of Seeds

Recently, horse owners are introducing seeds into their horse’s diets, including flax (linseed), chia, sunflower, and even hemp seeds.

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Weight Loss Strategies for Horses

Equine nutritionist Shannon Pratt-Phillips helps horse owners develop a plan to help overweight horses get healthy, by eating less and moving more.

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Feeding for a Long Career

Nutrition affects every aspect of equine health. As such, nutrition has a profound impact on the soundness and usefulness of the horse.

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Nutrition for Healthy Hooves

Understanding hoof nutrition from amino acids to zinc, plus a collection of products to keep your horse’s feet comfortable and looking great.

By: HMG
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Feeding After Colic

How to feed your horse in order to provide the nutrients he needs for healing after colic, and decrease the risk of it happening again.