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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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Feeding to Calm the “Hot” Horse

A hot-natured horse can be a handful. ...

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Feeding for Weight Gain

While many horse owners struggle to keep their easy keepers lean, others have the opposite problem: their horses need to gain weight. ...

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What NOT to Feed Your Horse

Are any foods dangerous for my horse?...

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Nutrition Notes – Long Rides & Feeding

Shannon Pratt-Phillips, Ph.D. explains how to adjust your horse's feed program in order to prepare him for longer rides, which require endurance, and makes suggestions for mid-ride snacks....

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Feeding for Performance

To allow an equine athlete to perform to his genetic potential - to jump high and/or run fast - as well as ward off fatigue and prevent injuries, we need to meet his nutrient requirements and refine what fuels he is burning as he works....

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Equine Metabolic Syndrome: Too Much of a Good Thing?

A fat horse is not necessarily a happy horse, no matter how much he loves his food. Find out how high-sugar, high-starch diets harm horses and what you can do, naturally, to treat and prevent the damage....

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Understanding Your Hay Analysis

You’ve taken your equine nutritionist’s advice and had your hay analyzed – but what do all the numbers mean?...

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Feeding for a Long Career

How nutrition impacts soundness in all stages of life....

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Riding Bending Lines

Anne Gage offers tips for riding bending lines with balance, direction, rhythm and communication. ...

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