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6 ways to promote a horse’s gut health

Your horse’s gut health affects everything from his temperament to his immune system, so it’s important to make it a priority. Here’s how. We all...

What you need to know about equine diarrhea

A number of factors can result in diarrhea in horses. Take a look at the most common causes, and some tips on how to...

The importance of carbohydrates in your horse’s diet

Understanding how carbohydrates affect overall health is significant when formulating a successful feeding program for your horse. Carbohydrates, both structural and soluble, are cornerstones of...

3 things to look for in a horse feed

Planning your horse’s diet isn’t easy! Here are three things to look for when shopping for a horse feed, along with some other important...

Why vitamin E is critical for horses

You’ve checked to make sure your horse is getting enough protein, fiber and fat in her diet – but what about vitamin E? Here’s...

Feeding senior horses

There's no shortage of senior horse feeds on the market, but does every horse eventually need one? And if so, when? Articles from the 1980s...

Does your horse’s pasture cover all his nutritional needs? 

If your horse’s diet consists primarily of forage, your pasture must meet all his nutritional requirements. Here’s how to ensure he’s getting what he...

Nutrition for the performance horse

Proper nutrition is the foundation for a healthy horse who’s capable of training and performing to the best of his ability. You spend a lot...

Study confirms exercise benefits for dieting horses

We know that exercise is important, but this new study confirms exactly how it can benefit dieting horses. Is your horse overweight? A new study...

Your horse’s gut-brain connection

The relationship between the gut and brain – known as the gut-brain axis – is at the forefront of medical research. Let’s look at...