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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

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What Nutrients Does Your Horse Need?

May 23, 2015

A horse requires specific nutrients that you must consider when developing his feeding program.... Read More

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Switching Horse Feeds Safely

May 15, 2015

Switch your horse's feed type or amount gradually to minimize his risk of digestive upset.... Read More

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How Much Food and Water do My Horses Need if I Evacuate?

May 12, 2015

Here are some tips on leaving food and water for horses should you need to evacuate without them during a disaster.... Read More

The gold standard for diagnosing gastric ulcers is gastroscopy--viewing the horse's stomach through a tube passed through his nostril, as Dr. Bill Hay, Dr. Michelle Garrison, and Eanna Hosick are shown doing here with their patient, Norman.

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Gastric Ulcers: Common in Performance Horses and Foals

May 06, 2015

About 90% of performance horses and 25 to 50% of foals have ulcers. Here's what to watch for and how to prevent them.... Read More

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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

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Nutrition-Related Problems: Moldy Corn Poisoning

April 27, 2015

Moldy corn poisoning is the most common mycotoxin-related syndrome in horses. Here's what you should remember.... Read More

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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

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Tips for a Successful Spring Turnout

April 13, 2015

Here's how to ensure your horse receives ample nutrition and stays healthy while grazing spring pasture.... Read More

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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

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Is My Horse's Feed Safe?

April 01, 2015

Learn what steps you can take to help ensure your horse's feed is safe for him to consume.... Read More

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Spring Health Preparations

March 31, 2015

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

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Nutrition-Related Problems: Ionophore Poisoning

March 20, 2015

Horse feed contaminated with even a tiny amount of an ionophore antibiotic can result in long-term problems or death.... Read More

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Equine Food Allergy Testing Evaluated

March 01, 2015

Researchers recently determined that some standard laboratory and commercial allergy tests for horses are not reliable.... Read More

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Equine Nutrition in America: Perceptions and Practices

February 28, 2015

Researchers recently evaluated how well the horse industry uses the available resources to improve feeding practices. ... Read More

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Nutrition-Related Problems: Colic

February 15, 2015

Learn how a horse's diet can increase or decrease his risk of developing colic.... Read More

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5 Tips for Feeding Lactating Mares

February 02, 2015

Lactating mares must maintain weight while providing foals with critical nutrients. Here's how to feed them.... Read More

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Nutrition-Related Problems: Gastric Ulcers

January 14, 2015

Dietary management can help gastric-ulcer-prone horses' digestive systems remain healthy.... Read More

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Nutrition-Related Problems: Developmental Orthopedic Disease

January 10, 2015

Developmental orthopedic disease is a catch-all phrase for syndromes contributing to poor skeletal development in foals.... Read More

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Feeding Ponies

January 05, 2015

Feed your roly-poly pony the way Nature intended to prevent obesity-related diseases.... Read More

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Creating an Equine Diet: What to Remember

January 04, 2015

Don't panic over formulating a balanced diet for your horse. Here are some important tips to remember.... Read More

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Understanding Pelleted Horse Feeds

January 03, 2015

Learn how pelleted feeds are produced, and weigh their pros and cons.... Read More

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Cold-Weather Horse Care: Tips to Remember

December 29, 2014

Some parts of the country are bracing for a cold start to 2015. Here are a few winter horse care tips to remember. ... Read More

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Choosing Grains for Your Horse's Diet

December 27, 2014

Commercially prepared feeds take the guesswork out of whether your horse receives the vitamins and minerals he needs.... Read More

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Fourth Horse Death Connected to Recalled Feed

December 16, 2014

A fourth Florida horse has died after consuming an equine feed tainted with an antibiotic intended for use in cattle.... Read More