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Alternatives and additions to your horse’s forage

Forage is a staple in every horse’s diet and the best sources are natural grasses and hay.  You can turn to several alternatives if natural forage is in short supply, …

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Nutraceuticals and the aging horse

While we can’t prevent aging, you can help support your elderly horse through the senior years with these natural strategies. Horses, like people are living longer as a result of …

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supplement with oils

A closer look at the effects of feeding oils to horses. Horse diets have always contained small amounts of oil. But plenty of research and anecdotal evidence suggests horses can …

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Coconut meal for horses

When it comes to feeds for horses, coconut meal is probably one of the last things you’d think of. But this “cool” new feed is low in non-structural carbohydrates, and high …

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Your horse's hay

Assessing hay types and how they fit his needs. Hay is a major part of a horse’s feed intake. This means particular attention needs to be paid to its selection and …

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herbs

Learn how you can start your own medicinal herb garden and which herbs are best for your horse. Before horses were domesticated, they roamed free and kept themselves healthy by …

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Spirulina for horses

A few billion years ago, there were stirrings in the womb of our brand new planet. Earth was coming of age and producing her very first lifeforms. It is difficult …

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