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Feeding horses on stall rest

A horse’s diet during stall rest contributes in a big way to her recovery process. Gaining a better understanding of her nutritional needs will...

Nutrena® knows it’s what’s inside that counts!

Backed by almost 100 years of knowledge and experience, Nutrena is the trusted food choice for dog, cat and horse caretakers. The quantity of pet...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...