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Understanding your horse’s gastrointestinal tract

Have you ever wondered what happens after your horse takes a bite of hay? Gaining a better understanding of her gastrointestinal tract will help...

10 foods that support digestion in horses

When it comes to feeding your horse, there are certain foods that can help support digestion and promote an optimal environment in the gut....

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...

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...

6 fruits and veggies you can share with your horse

There are many fruits and vegetables you can safely share with your horse! In fact, they can even be beneficial. Offering the occasional fruit or...

Growing a high-impact pasture – what to plant

Achieving highly nutritious pasture is no small task – it takes year-round planning, cultivating and maintenance. This expert guide will get you started. A herd...

Equine Leaky Gut Syndrome – how stress puts your horse at...

Take a look at how exercise, diet and other stressors can affect the health of your horse’s gut permeability. Leaky gut syndrome refers to a range of...

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...

Equine leaky gut syndrome

A leaky gut allows undesirable molecules into your horse’s body, adversely affects her nutrient absorption, causes inflammation, and may seriously impair her bodily functions....

Eating like a horse

Your horse’s health depends not only on what he eats, but how he eats! I often think of horses as the whales of the prairie....