Equine nutritionist Shannon Pratt-Phillips, Ph.D. explores the truths and misconceptions behind some common beliefs around feeding horses.
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Get must have advice on how to feed a “metabolic” horse or one dealing with insulin resistance from equine nutritionist Shannon Pratt-Phillips, Ph.D.
More than just a playground for your horse, the makeup of his pasture is an important component of his daily nutrition. Here is how to maximize its value.
In the winter when it comes to the nutritional requirements of horses, the biggest difference is in the horse's calorie requirements.
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.
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.
Learn how to ensure your broodmare and foal receive adequate nutrition.