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Food for Thought

Do we truly understand the implications of what we feed horses? HSI takes a look at the latest research into sport horse nutrition....

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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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Good to Go: Feeding for the Long Haul

Feeding For Long-Haul Travel and Flights...

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4 Tips for Selecting Supplements

Learn how to choose a the right supplement for your horse's needs. ...

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Do I Need to Feed my Horse More in the Winter?

When horses digest forage it generates heat. Find out how much you need to feed to keep your horse warm. ...

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Are Genetically Modified Horse Feeds Safe?

Get the facts on genetically modified horse foods, from equine nutritionist Shannon Pratt-Phillips, Ph.D., before you decide whether to feed them or not....

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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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Feeding Young Horses

Find out how to feed young horses that are about to enter into work....

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Cereal Grains

Horses are fed cereal grains such as oats, corn and barley, primarily to increase the energy density of their diet. ...

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Regulating Natural Health Products for Animals in Canada

Find out what Health Canada is doing to ensure that natural products for animals are safe and effective. ...

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