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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 challenges. During the winter months, it …

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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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Should you invest in a grazing muzzle?

If your horse is an easy keeper, he may benefit from a grazing muzzle while on pasture. When your vet, farrier or best friend looks at your horse and says, …

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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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Does your horse need grain?

We seem to automatically assume that all horses have to eat grain. Let’s look at what your horse really needs to stay healthy! Many people believe that horses and grain …

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rose hips

Roses belong to the same family as the apple and crabapple, so it is no coincidence that rose hips look like tiny apples. Rose hips can be a bit tart, …

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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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Holiday treat recipe

The festive season doesn’t have to be about overindulgence – here is a recipe your horses will love, and it’s good for them, too! The seasons are changing. Thoughts are …

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holistic q and a

Talking with holistic veterinarian Dr. Hannah Mueller. Dr. Hannah Mueller is a 2004 graduate of Oregon State University, College of Veterinary Medicine. She strives to provide the best care possible for …

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