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Water is the number-one nutrient fed to any animal and is the most often overlooked nutrient in any species’ nutritional program. Read more

Equine Wellness

Nutrition is a science that incorporates physiology, biochemistry, organic chemistry, and biology. Nutrition is also as much a specialty as Orthopedics, Pharmacology, and more. Nutrition can be studied at the Master's degree or Ph.D. level. Read more

Equine Wellness

Hay and possible bugs

Karen Tappenden

Dr. Getty’s February Tip: Which should be fed first – hay or grain? Read more

In the Field

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Dr. Getty's Tip on hay and its nutrition value Read more

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Omega 3

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There’s been a lot of hype about incorporating Omega Fatty Acids (OFA) into your horse’s diet and the profound health benefits they can offer. Knowing when or if your horse needs additional OFAs and sifting through the saturated marketplace Read more

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Hay Drive

Wild For Life Foundation.org

Methods can influence its appropriateness for horses. Read more

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Horse Grazing

Holistic Horse. Inc

Clippings are too easy to over-consume, and eating large amounts at one time can lead to excess fermentation in the hind gut, potentially causing colic and laminitis. Read more

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Horse eating off the ground

Holistic Horse

An unnecessary option or a potential health boost for your horse? Read more

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Seven years ago I sat down and really studied the label of one of the feeds I was using. And I was shocked. My first reaction was: where’s the food? The contents were mostly food by-products plus chemically sourced vitamins, and inorganic minerals. Read more

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Holistic Horse

Horses can thrive on a whole food diet. Read more

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Moffet is the owner and manufacturer of horse food since long time. She says that the type of nutrition we give to our horses impact their well being. So it is very important how to put together the feed itself. Read more

The concept of slow feeding employs a continuous feeding method that allows your horse to constantly forage, thereby stimulating his digestive system and his mind Read more

Overseeding your pasture saves the soil from the harmful effects of over-plowing! Read more

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Turnout is exercise. Horses on 24-hour turnout walk an average of 3-5 miles a day. Exercise helps build muscle and increases circulation to the feet. Interaction with other horses increases play time – a positive mental aspect. Read more

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Some horse owners have claimed that they don't test or deworm during the colder, winter months because it isn't necessary Read more

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    muzzle of horse eating wood

    the muzzle of horse eating wood

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