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Your Horse's Basic Dietary Needs

EquiMed Staff

Your Horse's Basic Dietary Needs

by EquiMed Staff

May 3, 2017 11:06

6 nutrient types that all horses require to have a balanced and healthy diet. This article covers the basics that all horse owners should know …

Christmas (and all year round) Homemade Horse Treats

by Miriam Rieck

May 4, 2017 14:59

Surprise your horses this holiday season (or whenever) with some delicous and nutritious horse treats. These homemade delights are so good, you will be tempted …

Dr. Getty Recommends Apple Peels for Horse Weight Loss

by Juliet M. Getty, Ph.D.

May 4, 2017 15:39

Apple peels may be the key to helping horses lose excess weight, according to Dr. Juliet Getty, Horse Nutritionist …

Sources of Magnesium for Horses Including Whole Foods

by Juliet M. Getty, Ph.D.

May 4, 2017 16:00

Since magnesium is involved with maintaining normal neuromuscular activity, supplementing it can have a dramatic impact on behavior, improved muscle function …

Nutrition Tip

A horse that is in training, or that is worked more than once or twice a week, will probably need to consume a grain concentrate to maintain energy and weight.

Nutrition

Prevent Sand Colic in Horses

Heather Smith Thomas

Prevent Sand Colic in Horses

by Heather Smith Thomas

June 8, 2019 09:01

When grazing sandy pastures or eating hay off the ground, horses often pick up bits of sand that can lead to a colic hazard …

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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