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?
There are six nutrients in a horse’s diet: carbohydrates, protein, fat, vitamins, minerals, and water. Each of those is considered essential, yet water is king of the hill.
Can alfalfa and soy-based ingredients cause dermatitis and cellulitis?
A recent study supports glucosamine for promoting and maintaining joint health.
One study attempts to clarify the role of lysine, an essential amino acid, in the diets of growing horses.
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