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Does Soaking Hay Affect the Nutrient Content?

Equine nutritionist, Shannon Pratt-Phillips, PhD., explains that soaking can leach nutrients from hay, but for horses with certain dietary needs, this may be necessary....

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Electrolytes for Hard-Working Athletes

Competition horses, especially those at the highest levels of the sport, have specific nutrient needs, including the replacement of electrolytes lost through sweating....

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Body Condition Scoring

Learn how to use body condition scoring to assess and monitor your horse's overall fitness....

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Can Bee Pollen Help my Horse Eat More?

A bee pollen supplement may help increase your horse's feed intake....

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How to Collect Manure for a Fecal Egg Count

Learn the correct way to collect a manure sample....

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Feeding for Healthy Foals

Much of a foal's future health depends on it receiving adequate nutrition in utero, once it is born, and through to its first birthday....

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Healthy Treats

Equine nutritionist, Shannon Pratt-Phillips, Ph.D., offers advice on choosing healthy and convenient treats to use as food rewards....

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Legume Hay vs Grass Hay

Equine nutritionist, Shannon Pratt-Phillips, PhD., discusses the pros and cons of feeding legume hay and grass hay....

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How can you tell the quality of hay without a hay analysis?

Get expert advice on whether or not to have your hay tested. ...

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12 Top Rules for Feeding Horses

Feeding horses isn’t complicated if you just remember these important guidelines....

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