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Does Turmeric Really Help Horses?

Turmeric is included in several equine anti-inflammatory supplements, but does it really help?...

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Equine Gastric and Colonic Ulcers

Recognizing and treating gastric and colonic ulcers....

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Does Soaking Hay Affect the Nutrient Content?

Equine nutritionist, Shannon Pratt-Phillips, PhD., explains that soaking can leach nutrients from hay, but for horses with certain dietary needs, this may be necessary....

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Comparing Supplements

Get advice on choosing a supplement to balance your horse's diet, from equine nutritionist, Shannon Pratt-Phillips, PhD....

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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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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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Understanding Fatty Acids

Shannon Pratt-Phillips, PhD, explains the science of fats and their role in the equine diet....

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Body Condition Scoring

Learn how to use body condition scoring to assess and monitor your horse's overall fitness....

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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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Cold Weather Feeding Advice

Get advice on maintaining your horse's balanced diet during the winter....

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