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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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Finding a Good Equine Nutritionist

I feed my horse well and he appears healthy. Do I really need an equine nutritionist?...

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NUTRITION 101

Part 1: The Basics ...

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Dealing with Picky Eaters

A horse who doesn't finish his mealtime ration may not be getting all the necessary nutrients, and the causes of finickyness can range from physical to behavioural to a simple matter of taste. ...

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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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Gluten Sensitivity

Can horses have a sensitivity to gluten?...

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The Role of Antioxidants in Equine Nutrition

Find out how oxidative stress affects your horse, and what you can do to combat cell-damaging free radicals in his system....

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Transitioning From Pasture to Hay

Get advice on how to transition your horse from pasture to an all-hay diet over the winter....

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Weight Watching

How to determine the ideal weight for your horse for health and soundness....

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Nutrition Notes: Feeding for Healthy Hooves

Get advice on how to feed for hoof health....

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