Although horse owners seem to be most interested in stabilized rice bran for its high fat content, concentrated source of energy, and other nutrients, researchers are investigating other potential health benefits.
Is there a way for me to increase the weight of my middle-aged gelding without pouring feed to him?
Vitamin E plays an important role in muscle and nerve function, which likely explains why the nutrient is commonly fed to performance horses.
My older gelding has lost some of his topline musculature, and developed fat pads and recurring colic. Would omega-3s help?
The nutritional impact of soaking hay can be significant and is often overlooked, especially if the hay is of marginal quality.
Would omega-3 supplementation help my performance horse with recurrent airway obstruction?
Despite its scarcity in a horse’s natural diet of forage, fat has proven to be a useful additive in equine rations for two primary reasons: to bump up energy and to boost coat condition.
Nutritionists typically recommended that an antioxidant be supplemented when a diet is high in fat, especially vegetable oil. Studies suggest that there may be advantages to offering vitamin E.
Complete feeds are appropriate in a variety of situations, including anytime forage availability is limited and for horses that no longer have the ability to chew long-stem forages.
My gelding maintains his weight for most of the year but gets kind of skinny in winter. What can I do to avoid winter weight loss this year?
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