Just by looking at the excellent nutritional quality of legumes, one might wonder why they shouldn’t feed their horses legume hay.
Invisible yet crucial, the tiny organisms of the equine microbiome are invaluable to good health.
Keeping the equine immune system healthy to help fight off infection and disease is one area where herbals have generated a lot of interest.
This article answers the question surrounding keeping young horses thin to help with soundness later in life, and whether it is accurate or not.
Competition horses, especially at higher levels, have specific nutrient needs, including the replacement of electrolytes lost through sweating.
Soaking hay and steaming it can benefit horses with respiratory issues, laminitis and those that are sensitive to sugar or require low potassium content.
Unless you and your horse escape to Florida or somewhere sunny for winter shows, you’ve probably let their work effort and diet slack a little.
In this article, readers can get advice on feeding calming supplements to their horse from equine nutritionist Shannon Pratt-Phillips, Ph.D.
Getting the best possible performance from an equine athlete requires not just excellent fitness and training but also excellent feeding and nutrition.
Weaning poses a substantial risk for the development of stereotypies – chronic, invariant, ritualistic behaviours that appear to serve no useful purpose.