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Miraculous Microbes

Invisible yet crucial, the tiny organisms of the equine microbiome are invaluable to good 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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Why Does My Horse Lick?

Equine nutritionist Shannon Pratt-Phillips, Ph.D., discusses oral behaviours in horses. ...

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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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Feeding for Performance

To allow an equine athlete to perform to his genetic potential - to jump high and/or run fast - as well as ward off fatigue and prevent injuries, we need to meet his nutrient requirements and refine what fuels he is burning as he works....

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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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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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Is it Safe to Feed Himalayan Salt to my Horse?

Because it is unprocessed, Himalayan salt contains numerous other minerals, but are they helpful?...

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Navicular Syndrome

Learn how to recognize, treat and prevent this devastating condition of the foot....

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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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