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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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Ask Us – Horses Eating Straw

Equine nutritionist, Shannon Pratt-Phillips, Ph.D., discusses why horses sometimes eat straw....

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Foal Weight: Is Thinner Better?

Average daily weight gain for a foal in the first 2-3 months can be as much as 1.4 kg (3 lbs) per day!...

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Riding Bending Lines

Anne Gage offers tips for riding bending lines with balance, direction, rhythm and communication. ...

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Feeding Horses Recovering from Colic Surgery

Your horse has come through colic surgery with flying colours, but what should his diet consist of while he recovers?...

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Feeding to Prevent Winter Colic

Colic often occurs as a result of changes in nutritional management, particularly over the winter months....

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Hay Cubes vs Haylage

Equine nutritionist, Shannon Pratt-Phillips, PhD, gives advice on feeding hay cubes and haylage....

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Feeding Horses with Cushing’s Disease

Learn how to manage your Cushing's horse's diet. ...

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Does My Horse Need Vitamin D in the Winter?

Find out if you need to provide a Vitamin D supplement for your horse during the winter months. ...

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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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