Nutrition Knowledge

What equine nutrition topics would you like to know more about?

Feeding young horses
Feeding older horses
Feeding performance horses
Maintaining a horse's body condition
Pasture and forage management
Selecting hay
Other (please explain)

Total votes cast: 1127

Comments & Write-in Answers

Feeding horses with endocrine diseases

3/17/2014 10:36:11 PM

GMO grains effects on nutrition absorpstion.

3/17/2014 7:44:05 PM

ration formulation

3/17/2014 6:01:55 PM

Avoiding GMO ingredients in feed and supplements.

3/17/2014 5:30:55 PM

Hay & supplements esp for very easy keeper

3/17/2014 4:45:26 PM

Feeding horses with specific metabolic issues such as insulin resistance.

3/16/2014 10:30:26 PM

Insulin resistant horses

3/16/2014 10:24:12 PM

How to formulate a complete ration for mature performance horses.

3/16/2014 2:31:24 PM

There are some outstanding claims made by barefoot enthusiasts. Perhaps we could have more science.

3/16/2014 1:56:33 PM

Natural and alternative therapies

3/16/2014 9:18:52 AM

Proper grain

3/15/2014 8:44:36 PM

Buying the right horse

3/15/2014 1:40:09 PM

Cushing ugh, grain he hates it. Hay he will eat. What should I do? Just give hay? He's 24 yrs. old.

3/14/2014 8:24:01 PM

Equine gastric ulcers

3/14/2014 1:04:55 PM

Natural Hoof

3/14/2014 11:28:18 AM

differences explained in commercial pelleted and textrued diets

3/14/2014 11:14:29 AM

I ride endurance.

3/13/2014 1:16:34 PM

I cannot seem to find good hay in NC and my pastures are not much better. We have red clay for soil

3/13/2014 11:23:36 AM

Feeding for specific disease conditions (PPID, gastric ulcers, etc)

3/13/2014 9:38:04 AM

My older horse is sensitive to change and periodically develops mild diahrrea. What to feed?

3/13/2014 7:55:49 AM

like to hear more about geotextile, the stuff is great for mud control

3/13/2014 5:41:06 AM

Very good!

3/13/2014 4:48:44 AM

Osteoarthritis and the young horse.

3/13/2014 3:28:02 AM

How some horses ingest and retain more sand than others

3/13/2014 12:14:00 AM


3/13/2014 12:03:33 AM

My 25 year old ex Riding for the Disabled riding riding horse, has Cushings disease.

3/12/2014 10:20:59 PM

On other, what to feed a horse that has a low glucose level or a high glucose level.

3/12/2014 9:14:00 PM

formulating your own feed blend

3/12/2014 8:54:35 PM

research demonstrating acutual nutritional requirements.

3/12/2014 8:18:34 PM

Not sure it counts but small land horse keeping

3/12/2014 6:17:03 PM

for small acreage (5 acres)

3/12/2014 5:37:48 PM

maintaining body condition on broodmares both prior to foaling and while nursing the foal

3/12/2014 5:14:20 PM

Specifically, best way to provide required vitamins/minerals to easy keepers on minimum grain ration

3/12/2014 4:32:41 PM

Bran mashes; hay quality at commercial stables

3/12/2014 3:52:23 PM

Given that free roaming horses have a varied diet and their core bacteria vary that we should f vary

3/12/2014 3:23:50 PM

I have a horse with liver issues, he is suposed to be put on a low grain, low fat, low protien diet

3/12/2014 1:03:34 PM

Treatment of shoe boils

3/12/2014 11:38:43 AM

I've been told protein is the last resource a horse uses when processing feed?

3/12/2014 11:25:20 AM

Burrow nutrition

3/12/2014 11:23:34 AM

senior horses 25+years

3/12/2014 11:20:20 AM

Hard keepers!!!!!! Whats better, adding fat or adding calories?

3/12/2014 11:18:52 AM

vit and mineral essentials

3/12/2014 10:58:22 AM

easy keepers- keep weight in control

3/12/2014 10:55:51 AM

trimming hooves. I keep mine barefoot and always wonder if the farrier is doing it right.

3/12/2014 9:33:27 AM

I'm worried that my Percheron cross may be prone to metabolic issues; is it preventable?

3/12/2014 7:31:30 AM

Which are best and what are most needed and not necessary for a healthy horse daily diet?

3/12/2014 12:08:03 AM

Pasture management

3/11/2014 11:32:41 PM

Has there been more research on the effects of hi Fe intake

3/11/2014 11:24:32 PM

Proper natural hoof trim.

3/11/2014 11:01:33 PM

my 11 yr old has had renal failure --best supplements ? also dry knee =

3/11/2014 10:04:15 PM

leg problems

3/11/2014 9:49:50 PM

Managing the Cushings/IR horses

3/11/2014 9:45:13 PM

equine nutrition in the tropiques, which can of supplements (manufactured or natural) to CO3 grazing

3/11/2014 9:37:02 PM

Besides isolating a bully horse when feeding others is there another way?

3/11/2014 8:47:01 PM

IR andLaminitis, latest shoeing techniques

3/11/2014 7:55:46 PM

I'm all ears when it comes to learning about horses

3/11/2014 6:57:25 PM

how to feed n old horse with laminitis

3/11/2014 6:43:03 PM

supplements for ulcer reoccurance and the latest news on PSSM

3/11/2014 5:57:50 PM

How about the "basic backyard horse", lightly ridden, no health or age issues - just maintenance

3/11/2014 5:34:07 PM

Boarding leaves little choice of hay/forage. Supplements - unbiased, daily requirements, etc. :)

3/11/2014 12:34:59 PM

nutrition is something we all need to know more about

3/11/2014 11:52:41 AM

Liberty, (riding with nothing not even a neckrope) and horse tricks

3/11/2014 11:16:31 AM

hoof trimming , correctly

3/11/2014 11:01:00 AM

feeding horses dx with cushing's disease

3/11/2014 12:09:03 AM