Good-quality forages can provide a horse with all the energy he needs, most of his protein requirements, plus many minerals and vitamins.
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Providing important anti-oxidative functions in all animals, sufficient vitamin E can be found in pasture and most commercial feeds.
When/how many times a farmer cuts hay depends entirely on the growing season and weather; one ‘cut’ is not necessarily better than the other.
Research into natural internal rhythms in horses is unlocking information that can help in the timing of feeding, training, and other management decisions.
Find out which vitamins horses require to maintain optimal health, what they do, which feeds contain them and how to feed them.
How to prevent equine ulcers – a debilitating condition, which affects more than half of the competition horses that set foot in the show ring.
Are horse feeds made from GMO (genetically modified organism) ingredients less safe to feed horses than those derived from conventional crops?
To support hoof and hair health, it is important that the nutrients that contribute to keratin synthesis are in adequate amounts in your horse’s diet.
Recently, horse owners are introducing seeds into their horse’s diets, including flax (linseed), chia, sunflower, and even hemp seeds.
Nutrition affects every aspect of equine health. As such, nutrition has a profound impact on the soundness and usefulness of the horse.