Recent News for Sports Nutrition


Chia or Flax: Which is Better for My Horse?

October 12, 2015

Discover the differences between these two trendy omega-3-packed seeds that can be used to supplement equine diets.... Read More


Fall Forage Transition Tips for Horse Owners

October 09, 2015

Here's how to help your horse make the switch from pasture to hay as easy and healthy as possible.... Read More


Deciphering Your Feed Tag, Part 2: Performance Horse Feeds

October 04, 2015

These feeds are designed to boost horses' calorie intake and meet additional nutrient needs that increase with work. ... Read More


Formulating Equine Diets

September 14, 2015

From forage to concentrates, here's what to consider when building an equine diet.... Read More


Five Tips for Feeding Mature, Healthy Hard Keepers

September 11, 2015

Does your otherwise healthy horse have trouble keeping pounds on? Here are five tips for feeding hard keepers.... Read More


What the Hay?

September 07, 2015

Here's what you need to know about this important forage in your horse's diet.... Read More


Scientists Compare Insulin Resistance Test Options

September 01, 2015

Researchers ran four tests on the same group of horses to compare results and determine sensitivity and specificity.... Read More


Seasonal Manure Changes

August 26, 2015

A veterinarians answers a reader's question on why some horses have seasonal runny manure.... Read More


Sugar and Hyper Horses

August 12, 2015

Can consuming a high-sugar diet cause a horse to behave in an anxious or hyperactive way?... Read More


Nutrition for Optimum Equine Performance

July 28, 2015

Feeding a balanced diet and ensuring nutrient replacement after exercise are imperative to keep horses performing well.... Read More


Mind the Gap: Feeding the Toothless Horse

July 06, 2015

If your horse has few to no teeth, he might not be chewing and digesting the nutrients he needs to maintain his health.... Read More


Promoting Lifelong Equine Joint Health

June 23, 2015

By using sensible strategies, we can promote healthy equine joints capable of withstanding athletic demands.... Read More


Time-Saving Horse Care Tips

June 12, 2015

Our staff and sources offer ways you can save time on all aspects of horse care.... Read More


Poll Recap: Horse Feed Amounts

June 02, 2015

Of the 1,278 respondents, 638 people (50%) said their horse receives 1 to 3 pounds of grain or concentrate feed daily.... Read More


Is Hydroponic Feed in Your Horse's Future?

June 01, 2015

Rising feed prices and drought conditions have led to a growing interest in using fodder systems to feed horses.... Read More


The Impact of Omega-3s on Horses with Lower Airway Disease

May 25, 2015

Researchers found that omega-3 fatty acid supplementation can reduce signs of chronic lower airway disease in horses.... Read More


Cresty Neck Prevalence, Risk Factors Evaluated

May 25, 2015

Risk factors identified include height, a previous history of laminitis, breed, herd size, and more.... Read More


Common Nutrient Deficiencies in Horses

May 18, 2015

Find out if your horse could be at risk of suffering subtle but serious vitamin and mineral imbalances.... Read More


Feeding Horses with Neuromuscular Disorders

May 11, 2015

A correct diet can make these sometimes-debilitating conditions manageable.... Read More


Practicing Science-Based Horse Husbandry

May 08, 2015

Practical ways to improve your horse's welfare, based on discoveries from the growing field of equitation science.... Read More


The Ins and Outs of Feeding the OTTB

May 02, 2015

Careful dietary consideration is needed when transitioning a Thoroughbred from racing to a pleasure or sport career.... Read More


Horse Feeding Basics

April 20, 2015

Confused about your horse's diet? We're here to help. Here's how to craft the proper hay and grain ration.... Read More


Fever Leading to Gastric Ulcers in a Young Horse

April 20, 2015

A filly goes to the trainer and ends up sick and with ulcers. Will they return when she goes back into training?... Read More


Spring Horse Feeding Considerations

April 01, 2015

Consider your horse's diet when helping him make a smooth transition from winter to spring.... Read More


Spring Health Preparations

March 31, 2015

Check all these tasks off your list as you transition your horse into spring riding season.... Read More