Managing Young Horses

September 15, 2015

Care for horses under the age of 4 with their future health and performance in mind.... Read More


Formulating Equine Diets

September 14, 2015

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


Forage: Evaluating Quality and Balancing Rations

September 07, 2015

Basing a horse's diet on forage allows him to function as evolution and nature intended. Here's where to start.... Read More


Equine Ration Balancer Pellets Explained

September 06, 2015

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


UK Graduate Student Spotlight: Kelly Prince

August 30, 2015

Prince's research could ultimately help owners better manage horses that require low- or high-carbohydrate diets. ... Read More


Forage Quality, Feeding Strategies Workshop Sept. 19

August 29, 2015

Lecture topics will include forage types, efficient forage use, hay production and quality, and more.... Read More


Using Nutrition to Manage Obesity

August 21, 2015

Obesity is not just a cosmetic issue. It's a health issue. Learn how to modify your horse's diet to help him slim down.... Read More


Study: Mycotoxin Causes Bone Marrow Suppression, Hair Loss

August 18, 2015

Still, the researchers found that spontaneous recovery is possible following trichothecene intoxication in horses.... Read More

Study pony Molly weighed 279 kilograms (about 615 pounds, above) before starting the weight loss program. She weighed 257 kilograms (about 566 pounds, below) after completing the program.


Studies Show How to Reduce Serious Risks Posed to Fat Ponies

August 13, 2015

Owner-managed weight loss in horses with EMS reduced both insulin resistance and susceptibility to laminitis.... Read More


Alternative Fiber Sources for Horses

August 09, 2015

Hay cubes, complete feeds, and forage byproducts can help horse owners stretch their hay supply if needed.... Read More


How Common are Dental Abnormalities in Horses?

August 09, 2015

Researchers found that 59.2% of horses aged 11 to 15 had hooks, 30.8% had wave mouth, and 26.7% had periodontal pockets.... Read More


Life-Threatening Fumonisins in Horses

August 08, 2015

Fumonisins are dangerous mycotoxins sometimes found in feed. Here's what to watch for and how to protect your horse.... 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


Slobbers in Horses

July 25, 2015

Slobbers often results from horses ingesting a compound (slaframine) produced by a fungus on legumes such as clover.... Read More


UK Strongly Represented at the ESS Symposium

July 24, 2015

The symposium featured research on equine nutrition, exercise physiology, reproduction, management, and more.... Read More


Starch in Horse Diets

July 18, 2015

Although it can be damaging if fed improperly, starch is an important part of a horses' diets. Here's what to remember.... Read More


Stall-Resting Seniors

July 13, 2015

Some horses handle stall rest well, while others would rather not deal with it. Where does your senior horse fall?... Read More

Once hay is baled, it’s taken from the field and stored in a dry place for sale or use throughout the year.


Why Should Hay Be Stored Away From Horses?

July 09, 2015

Alayne Blickle, with Horses for Clean Water, tells you how to protect your horses by storing hay at a safe distance. ... Read More


Gastric Ulcer Prevalence in Feral, Domestic Horses Compared

July 05, 2015

Ulcers were more prevalent in domestic horses than feral ones, but the latter group wasn't immune to these lesions.... Read More

Dr. Laurie Lawrence


Lawrence Receives Equine Nutrition Research Award

June 26, 2015

Laurie Lawrence, PhD, was recognized for her professional achievements in the equine industry.... Read More


Keeping Pastured Horses Safe during Drought

June 25, 2015

Drought-related toxicity in horses is rare but typically has serious consequences if it occurs.... Read More


Prevalence of, Risk Factors for Ulcers in Jumpers Examined

June 19, 2015

Researchers found that 34% of jumping horses examined had both squamous and glandular ulcers.... Read More


Understanding Hay Analysis Results

June 18, 2015

Hay analysis can help owners better balance their horses' diets and meet nutritional requirements.... Read More


Nutrition-Related Problems: Hyperlipemia

June 17, 2015

With hyperlipemia, the body thinks it is starving and releases large quantities of stored fats into the bloodstream.... Read More