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food


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 natural forage is in short supply, …

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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 aged Thoroughbred mare who maintained her weight very well …

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equine diet

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 specific lines for the sports …

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clicker training for the food-distracted horse

Turn your horse’s obsession with spring grass into a reinforcement opportunity by using clicker training and focusing on what you want from him. It’s spring, and the grass is growing. …

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History allows us to learn from the past and never forget where we came from. This applies to horse owners too. In fact, it led me to The Stable Book: …

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