Wednesday, May 22, 2019
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...
Alternatives and additions to your horse’s forage

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...
Equine nutritional supplements: how they’re regulated

Equine nutritional supplements: how they’re regulated

While nutritional supplements bring many benefits to our horses, we also need to ensure we can trust the products we're using. This article explores...
pros and cons of extruded feed

The pros and cons of extruded feed 

Though it's not for every horse, extruded feed offers important benefits in some circumstances.  My first experience with extruded feed occurred in the early 1990s. I had an...
failing pastures

Compensate for failing pastures

Your horse’s pasture is important to him, and its quality can greatly affect his health and happiness. Help your pastures thrive with these maintenance...