Articles - nutrition


Should I Warm my Horse’s Water When it’s Cold Out?

Find out why water intake is so important all year-round....


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?...


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....


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....


Feeding Horses with COPD

Horses coping with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) or recurrent airway obstruction (RAO) - also known as 'heaves' - don't have specifically different nutritional requirements, but feeding management is critically important. ...


Nutrition Notes: Feeding for Healthy Hooves

Get advice on how to feed for hoof health....


Feeding for Racing Energy

How much forage, sugars, and starches are required to provide your horse with the racing energy he needs?...

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Weight Watching

How to determine the ideal weight for your horse for health and soundness....

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Ask Us – Horses Eating Straw

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


“Glass Gut” to Study Equine GI Tract

To gain insight into the function of the equine gastrointestinal tract, researchers are developing a “glass gut” model....

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