Articles - nutrition

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Haylage for Horses?

Haylage is a dust-free alternative to feeding dry hay, but many horse owners are reluctant to feed it. Find out which horses can benefit from eating it.

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Feeding Myths Exposed

Equine nutritionist Shannon Pratt-Phillips, Ph.D. explores the truths and misconceptions behind some common beliefs around feeding horses.

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Equine Gastric and Colonic Ulcers

Get the most up to date information on recognizing and treating equine gastric and colonic ulcers, which are more common than you might think.

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Cutting the Carbs

Get must have advice on how to feed a “metabolic” horse or one dealing with insulin resistance from equine nutritionist Shannon Pratt-Phillips, Ph.D.

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How to Manage a Horse with Respiratory Illness

Get advice on how manage a horse with respiratory illness, from what to feed to which medications and natural products to use in order to ease symptoms.

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A Perfectly Tasty Paddock

More than just a playground for your horse, the makeup of his pasture is an important component of his daily nutrition. Here is how to maximize its value.

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What Can I Feed My Horse to Help Improve His Hoof Quality?

Equine nutritionist Shannon Pratt-Phillips Ph.D. dishes on feeding for healthy feet in order to provide the optimal nutrients for the framework of the hoof.

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Avoiding Winter Health Woes

Proper management can alleviate the effects and frequency of winter health woes in horses such as colic, breathing issues, weight loss and more.

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“Glass Gut” to Study Equine GI Tract

To gain insight into the function of the equine gastrointestinal tract, researchers at the Ontario Veterinary College are developing a glass gut model.

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12 Top Rules for Feeding Horses

Feeding horses doesn’t have to be complicated if you remember these important guidelines from equine nutritionist, Shannon Pratt-Phillips, Ph.D.