Saturday, September 14, 2019
6 fruits and veggies you can share with your horse

6 fruits and veggies you can share with your horse

There are many fruits and vegetables you can safely share with your horse! In fact, they can even be beneficial. Offering the occasional fruit or...
Managing hidden sugars in your horse’s diet

Managing hidden sugars in your horse’s diet

Pasture grazing is often considered one of the most natural sources of nutrition for a horse. While this is largely true, both lush pastures...
Quality control: checking your horse’s hay and haylage

Checking your horse’s hay and haylage

Hay and haylage are a vital part of your horse’s diet, so it is important to provide optimal quality.  Learn how to evaluate your...
Introducing a grazing muzzle to your horse

Introducing a grazing muzzle to your horse

No one wants to admit their horses are getting a bit overweight. But the reality is that weight is one of the most important...
3 simple ways to slow down the fast eater

3 simple ways to slow down the fast eater

If your horse is a fast eater, you may think she’s greedy; but in fact, she may just be a little stressed out. Here’s...
Feeding the hard keeper

Feeding the hard keeper

If your horse is a hard keeper, he’ll likely require special attention during the winter months. These tips will help keep him healthy. Hard keepers...
winter diet

Planning your horse’s winter diet

As the beautiful days of fall turn short and cold, it’s time to think about your horse’s winter diet. Here’s a few tips to...

Yucca and equine health

This desert-dwelling plant has remarkable medicinal properties. Learn how Yucca schidigera may be beneficial for your horse. A beloved medicinal plant, Yucca schidigera is indigenous...
equine microbiome

Equine leaky gut syndrome – the role of the intestinal microbiome

Here we examine the role of the intestinal microbiome and how probiotics and prebiotics help maintain barrier function and improve your horse’s health. The...
The facts on flax – the value of flaxseed in your horse’s diet

The facts on flax – the value of flaxseed in your horse’s diet

Flaxseed is healthy for humans, but did you know it offers the same benefits to your horse?  Flax is a versatile plant that humans...