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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...

Why vitamin E is critical for horses

You’ve checked to make sure your horse is getting enough protein, fiber and fat in her diet – but what about vitamin E? Here’s...

Nutrition for the performance horse

Proper nutrition is the foundation for a healthy horse who’s capable of training and performing to the best of his ability. You spend a lot...

Equine leaky gut syndrome – nutrients for a healthy gastrointestinal tract

A leaky gut allows undesirable molecules into your horse’s body. Here, we highlight nutrients important to gastrointestinal tract (GIT) barrier function and health, including...

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...

A balanced performance horse

Is your performance horse lacking in the show ring, or in his training? Here are the top three reasons your well- bred and well-trained...

Should you invest in a grazing muzzle?

If your horse is an easy keeper, he may benefit from a grazing muzzle while on pasture. When your vet, farrier or best friend looks...

Holiday treat recipe

The festive season doesn’t have to be about overindulgence – here is a recipe your horses will love, and it’s good for them, too!...

The slow feeding movement

Slow feeding is rapidly gaining in popularity, and no wonder. These tips will get you started and help you select the best slow feeder method...

Digesting fiber

Digestion involves extracting nutrients from a food base by breaking the food down into its component parts and absorbing them. But there’s one major...