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nutrients


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 longer as a result of …

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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 horse may not be living up …

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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 at your horse and says, …

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Does your horse need grain?

We seem to automatically assume that all horses have to eat grain. Let’s look at what your horse really needs to stay healthy! Many people believe that horses and grain …

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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 seasons are changing. Thoughts are …

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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 for your horses. The slow feeding …

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grass for horses

Priscilla Riggs’ desire to develop a better kitty grass for her feline friend turned into a line of grasses suitable for all animals, including horses. Jazzie was not a fan …

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wheat 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 nutrient source that no animal can …

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chiropractic care

Did you know that the best time to do chiropractic on a foal is as least nine months before conception? This provides him with the best environment to grow in, …

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Spirulina for horses

A few billion years ago, there were stirrings in the womb of our brand new planet. Earth was coming of age and producing her very first lifeforms. It is difficult …

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