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NUTRITION 101

Part 1: The Basics ...

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When Hay is Not an Option

Options for horses who cannot consume hay or pasture forage....

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Feeding for Colic Prevention

How the horse's diet is important in preventing gastrointestinal disturbances that can be painful and even life-threatening....

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What Not to Eat

Toxic plants cropping up in Canadian pastures....

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Decreasing the Risk of Laminitis in the Spring

Equine nutritionist, Shannon Pratt-Phillips, Ph.D., explains how to avoid pasture associated laminitis in the spring....

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Botulism in Horses

Find out how botulism develops, and how to recognize it....

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Nutrition Notes – Long Rides & Feeding

Shannon Pratt-Phillips, Ph.D. explains how to adjust your horse's feed program in order to prepare him for longer rides, which require endurance, and makes suggestions for mid-ride snacks....

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Feeding for Hoof Health

Good nutrition is the foundation for a healthy horse, and it certainly has the capacity to influence hoof health. However, hoof health also depends on quality hoof care, a clean, dry environment, and good conformation....

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Winter Weight

Tips for preventing winter weight loss....

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Back-to-Work Feeding Program

Get advice on adjusting your horse's diet as you go from a lower level of work to show-shape condition....

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