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Feeding Horses to Increase Weight and Body Condition

February 26, 2014

Find out what you need to consider when feeding a horse to increase weight and body condition. ... Read More

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Horse-Approved Homemade Treat Recipes

December 25, 2013

The Horse staff members have compiled and tested four homemade horse treat recipes. ... Read More

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Omega Fatty Acids

December 13, 2013

Dr. Stacey Oke explains what omega fatty acids are and how they play a role in the horse's diet. ... Read More

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Sorting Through Supplements

October 24, 2013

Tips to help owners make well-informed decisions when purchasing equine supplements. ... Read More

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Safety and Horse Snacks

October 17, 2013

Before you run out and pick up a bag, let's have a look at the various ingredients used to make treats.... Read More

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Omega Fatty Acids: What Do They Do for Horses?

September 30, 2013

Omega-3 and -6 fatty acids must be obtained in sufficient amounts from the diet.... Read More

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Amino Acid Requirements for Horses

September 18, 2013

Learn about the 21 different amino acids your horse needs to build proteins in his body.... Read More

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Poll Recap: Supplement Seal of Approval

August 20, 2013

Of the 396 voters, 61 (15%) indicated they seek the NASC seal and wouldn't purchase a supplement without it.... Read More

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Preparing Seniors for Horse Sitters

August 20, 2013

How do you prepare to leave your senior horses with a sitter?... Read More

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Overseeing Supplements

August 15, 2013

Navigating the world of supplements for horses can sometimes seem like exploring uncharted territory.... Read More

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Can Fatty Acid Supplementation Help IR Horses?

August 04, 2013

Supplementation with a certain type of fatty acid appears to improve insulin sensitivity in IR horses. ... Read More

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Supplement Reduces Gastric Ulcer Reoccurrence

July 02, 2013

An LSU study found that, after omeprazole treatment, SmartGut Ultra reduced the return of ulcers in horses.... Read More

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Headshaking Supplement Efficacy Tested

July 01, 2013

Researchers found a feed supplement designed to combat headshaking provided little relief to affected horses.... Read More

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Vitamin E Supplementation for Neurologic Disorders

June 27, 2013

One researcher reviews vitamin E supplementation in horses with neurologic disorders.... Read More

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NASC Announces Updated Quality Seal

June 19, 2013

Consumers can expect to see the updated seal on shelves as early as this fall.... Read More

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Study Evaluates Effects of Probiotics for Horses

April 16, 2013

A study examines the effects of P. acidilactici and S. boulardii-based probiotics on horses.... Read More

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USEF Issues Statement on Supplement Use

April 07, 2013

The USEF issued a statement regarding the use of equine nutritional supplements on April 1. ... Read More

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Exercise, Nutritional Supplement's Effects on Inflammation

March 29, 2013

Researchers are closer to helping owners and trainers identify if a horse is at risk for soft tissue injury.... Read More

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Use of Calming Agent in Racehorses Examined

March 28, 2013

Racing officials are taking a close look at the calming agent GABA, which was banned by the USEF in 2012. ... Read More

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Healthy Horse Treats

February 01, 2013

Fed in moderation, most treats won't negatively impact a horse's overall diet.... Read More

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Two Supplements' Effects on Nonglandular Ulcers (AAEP 2012)

January 28, 2013

Some nutritionists have speculated that certain dietary supplements might assist with equine ulcer management.... Read More

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Comparing the Effects of Two Equine Omega-3 Fatty Acid Supplements

December 09, 2012

Although the equine body incorporates these two supplements differently, each has its benefits.... Read More

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Pre- and Probiotics for Horses

November 26, 2012

Providing pre- and probiotics, coupled with proper nutrition, can have positive effects on horses' health.... Read More

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Supplementing Wisely

November 01, 2012

Assess your horse's overall diet, nutrient needs, health status, and workload before supplementing him.... Read More

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Equine Ration Balancer Pellets Explained

June 09, 2012

When fed with forage, ration balancer pellets supplement equine diets without excess calories. ... Read More