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Meeting the Horse's Basic Dietary Needs

by EquiMed Staff

May 3, 2017 11:17

Horses require basic nutrition elements in proper proportions and amounts. This article discuss the equine's basic dietary needs, giving you the information you …

Getting Value When You Purchase Horse Feed and Supplements

by EquiMed Staff

May 3, 2017 12:39

Feeding your horse is a major expense. Price ranges for feed and nutrients vary widely, and have increased in recent years due to higher grain costs. Learn how …

Importance of Water in Maintaining Horses Health

by EquiMed Staff

May 3, 2017 16:45

Clean and fresh water is a basic part of equine nutrition. Horses that are denied quality water are subject to disease and dangerous ailments such as colic. …

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How to Help Your Aging Horse Live a Vibrant Life

Juliet M. Getty, Ph.D.

How to Help Your Aging Horse Live a Vibrant Life

by Juliet M. Getty, Ph.D.

March 1, 2019 12:40

Changes come about gradually, but as your horse starts to show signs of aging, the diet you've been feeding may now be obsolete and in need of an adjustment …

Nutrition Tip

Limit feeding of cereal grains (oats, corn, barley) to less than 2 pounds per feeding. Also, only use crimped, rolled or steamed oats for better digestion.

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Teff Hay for Horses

Heather Smith Thomas

Teff Hay for Horses

by Heather Smith Thomas

June 26, 2020 16:02

The growing popularity of teff is due to its ability to produce high-quality hay in a relatively short growing season and the fact that when growth is managed …

nu·tri·tion
/n(y)o͞oˈtriSH(ə)n/
noun
  1. the process of providing or obtaining the food necessary for health and growth.
  2. the branch of science that deals with nutrients and nutrition.

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