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Equine nutrition 101

Is your horse’s diet up to snuff? Let’s take it back to the basics of equine nutrition, with some diet tips from the pros....

Top tips for managing your pastures

You’ve taken the time to plan and plant your pastures – now you need to manage them. Here’s how certain measures such as rotational...

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...

Steamed hay helps competition horses thrive

Margie Engle and Steve Engle, DVM, added steamed hay to their success story amid a growing concern for equine respiratory health – and the...

Checking your horse’s hay and haylage

Hay and haylage are a vital part of your horse’s diet, so it is important to provide optimal quality.  Learn how to evaluate your...

3 simple ways to slow down the fast eater

If your horse is a fast eater, you may think she’s greedy; but in fact, she may just be a little stressed out. Here’s...

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...

Fear the fungi – preventing IAD in your horse

Newly-released three-year study cites steaming hay as a critical step to preventing Inflammatory Airway Disease (IAD), a stealth equine ailment that affects nearly 90%...

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...

Your horse’s hay

Assessing hay types and how they fit his needs. Hay is a major part of a horse’s feed intake. This means particular attention needs to be...