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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 …


Managing the "Hard Keeper …

Karen Briggs

Managing the "Hard Keeper …

by Karen Briggs

May 3, 2017 17:23

A "hard-keeper" is a horse that needs special attention in order to maintain adequate weight, especially during the cold winter months. Learn the 8 things you …


Hay for Your Horse

EquiMed Staff

Hay for Your Horse

by EquiMed Staff

May 4, 2017 10:14

Grass hay, grain hay, alfalfa hay - these are the basic staples of horse food. Not all hay is the same. Nutritional differences vary as much as price. Learn how …

Nutritional Preparation for the Upcoming Winter

by Miriam Rieck

May 5, 2017 15:34

Miraim offers some practical advice for winter weather preparations …

Nutrition Tip

A mineralized salt block is different from a mineral block. While more expensive, a mineral block often has vitamins and other minerals that are important for the equine diet.


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 …

  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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