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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...

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...

The facts on flax – the value of flaxseed in your...

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

Feeding your horse’s gut microbiome

Keeping the equine microbiome healthy involves feeding an appropriate diet, and when necessary, adding a supplement that offers a variety of active prebiotic ingredients. Unlike...

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...

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 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...

Living in a Paddock Paradise

The Paddock Paradise system provides horses with a more natural lifestyle. We all would like our horses to lead happy, healthy lives. To achieve this,...

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...

Slow feeding solutions

The slow feeding movement has been quick to catch on, thanks to pioneers like Monique Warren. The concept of slow feeding has quickly moved from...