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Your horse’s gut-brain connection

The relationship between the gut and brain – known as the gut-brain axis – is at the forefront of medical research. Let’s look at...

Support your foal’s weaning process with the right diet

Weaning a foal can be a stressful experience, but it doesn’t have to be. As your foal finds his independence, support his diet (and...

Is your mare getting the nutrition she needs?

What the equine body needs and what we think it needs can be two different things. Fortunately, there’s a test that can help. The effects...

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...

Managing hidden sugars in your horse’s diet

Pasture grazing is often considered one of the most natural sources of nutrition for a horse. While this is largely true, both lush pastures...

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...

Growing a high-impact pasture – what to plant

Achieving highly nutritious pasture is no small task – it takes year-round planning, cultivating and maintenance. This expert guide will get you started. A herd...

Equine Leaky Gut Syndrome – how stress puts your horse at...

Take a look at how exercise, diet and other stressors can affect the health of your horse’s gut permeability. Leaky gut syndrome refers to a range of...

Spring weather and thrush

Here’s what you need to know about thrush prevention this season, and how to treat it before it gets worse. During the winter months, hoof...

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...