Sunday, September 15, 2019
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...

Nutritional analysis of pastures

If you’re moving your horse to a different facility, or purchasing a place of your own, you need to make sure his new pasture...
equine diet

Digestive health and the performance horse

Managing the equine athlete from the inside out, and why probiotics are so important to digestive health. Most performance and competition horses are bred along...
feeding your horse based on his temperament

Feeding horses according to TCM temperament type

Your horse’s temperament as defined by Five Element theory could be the key to determining his dietary needs. Have you ever wondered why your favorite...
horse treats

Selecting (or baking!) nutritious horse treats

There are hundreds of horse treats out there to choose from, but many commercial products just aren’t good for him. Here are some tips...
Holiday treats for your horse

Holiday treats for your horse

These apple butter crunch bars are healthy, delicious, and easy to bake – and they make the perfect holiday treats for your horse! Everybody loves special holiday...

Adjusting for winter nutrition

For some of us, winter has already arrived.  For others, it’s just beginning in earnest.  For all of us, the horse is facing some...