This article highlights three main reasons why you should be feeding your horse oils, plus how it should be done, which type and how much.
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Our horses are surrounded by toxic plants. The good news is they tend to avoid them, provided there is enough decent food around to eat.
In addition to providing ample nutrients for all horses, hay provides a horse with fibre, which is important for gastrointestinal health.
Get the facts on genetically modified horse foods, from equine nutritionist Shannon Pratt-Phillips, Ph.D., before you decide whether to feed them or not.
Vitamin D is an essential nutrient for horses required for calcium and phosphorus metabolism. But does your horse need the vitamin in the winter?
Transitioning to any new feed requires patience. Several research studies have indicated that the risk of colic increases with any changes in feed.
Turmeric is offered to horses for many reasons, but most commonly appears to be for the management of pain and arthritis and the treatment of sarcoids.
Himalayan salt is a pink-hued salt that comes from the Punjab region of Pakistan. As any other salt, its major composition is sodium and chloride.
If a horse is having problems consuming enough feed while in training, adding some bee pollen to the horse’s diet may be recommended.
Bare spots in a pasture are normal to a degree, but too many large bare areas could be a sign that your pasture may be in need of reseeding.