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Feeding horses on stall rest

A horse’s diet during stall rest contributes in a big way to her recovery process. Gaining a better understanding of her nutritional needs will...

A beginner’s guide to protein and amino acids for horses

This overview of protein and amino acids will help you better understand these vital nutrients and how they affect your horse’s overall health. Protein makes...

10 foods that support digestion in horses

When it comes to feeding your horse, there are certain foods that can help support digestion and promote an optimal environment in the gut....

6 ways to promote a horse’s gut health

Your horse’s gut health affects everything from his temperament to his immune system, so it’s important to make it a priority. Here’s how. We all...

What you need to know about equine diarrhea

A number of factors can result in diarrhea in horses. Take a look at the most common causes, and some tips on how to...

The importance of carbohydrates in your horse’s diet

Understanding how carbohydrates affect overall health is significant when formulating a successful feeding program for your horse. Carbohydrates, both structural and soluble, are cornerstones of...

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...

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...

Feeding senior horses

There's no shortage of senior horse feeds on the market, but does every horse eventually need one? And if so, when? Articles from the 1980s...