Articles - nutrition


Does Turmeric Really Help Horses?

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


Equine Gastric and Colonic Ulcers

Recognizing and treating gastric and colonic ulcers....


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....


Comparing Supplements

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


Cereal Grains

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


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....


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....


Cold Weather Feeding Advice

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

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