Articles - nutrition


Equine Supplements

Careful research and sensible feeding practices are necessary to avoid over-supplementing...


Commercial Feeds

Fortified with protein, vitamins and minerals, commercial feeds help meet the horse's nutritional needs where cereal grains alone might be lacking...


Is There any Benefit to Feeding Oats?

Equine nutritionist, Shannon Pratt-Phillips, Ph.D., explains that of all the cereal grains, oats have the most appropriate nutritional profile for horses....


Cold Weather Feeding Advice

Get advice on maintaining your horse's balanced diet during the winter....


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....


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. ...


Adding Oil to Feed

Find out how to boost the calories in your horse's diet to help put on weight by adding oil to his feed....


Feeding After Colic

Strategies for feeding a horse after colic to aid in recovery. ...


Nutrition Notes – Feeding the Easy Keeper

Find out how to ensure your easy keeper is getting the nutrients he needs, and isn’t overweight for another reason. ...


Does Turmeric Really Help Horses?

Turmeric is included in several equine anti-inflammatory supplements, but does it really help?...

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