Articles - nutrition


Understanding Amino Acids

Make sure your horse gets the protein he needs by providing essential amino acids in his diet....

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Nutrition Notes – Hay

Learn how eating hay helps keep horses warm, and why you may need to feed more during the winter....


Should I Feed Bran Mash as a Winter Treat?

Learn more about the nutritional merits of bran mash....


Winter Feeding

When the temperatures drop and the work load lightens, you will need to make adjustments to your horse’s feeding program....


Nutrition Notes: Feeding for Healthy Hooves

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

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Better Grazing: Steps to Saving Your Horse Pasture

Forage is the most important part of a horse's diet; make your pastures the best they can be. ...

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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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Equine Nutrition: Ages and Stages

Equine nutritionist, Shannon Pratt-Phillips, Ph.D., provides feeding strategies for every horse....


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....


A Perfectly Tasty Paddock

Equine nutritionist Shannon Pratt-Phillips Ph.D. explains how to maximize your horse's pasture....

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