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nutraceuticals for 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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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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horse wearing 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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coconut meal

When it comes to feeds for horses, coconut meal is probably one of the last things you’d think of. But this “cool” new feed is low in non-structural carbohydrates, and high …

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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 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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Mineral analysis, a hairy tool for preventive health. When Gold Medalist and three-time National Dressage Competitor Shannon Peters showed her nine-year-old Grand-Prix horse Flor De Selva in 2009, she had …

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slow feeding

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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