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Cereal Grains

Horses are fed cereal grains such as oats, corn and barley, primarily to increase the energy density of their diet. ...

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Equine Nutrition: Ages and Stages

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

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Should I Feed Bran Mash as a Winter Treat?

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

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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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Equine Gastric and Colonic Ulcers

Recognizing and treating gastric and colonic ulcers....

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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 to Prevent Winter Colic

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

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Activated Carbon: Bogus or Bonus?

Find out if feeding activated carbon supplements can help improve your horse’s health, and if there are any risks associated with feeding them. ...

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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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Estimating a Horse’s Body Weight

It’s important to know a horse’s weight when formulating a diet or medication dosage for the animal. Keeping track of fluctuations in weight can also help managers to identify early changes in condition....

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