Tips for Feeding Horses in a Group

November 23, 2015

Does your herd leader get too much to eat while the low-man doesn't get enough? Here's our expert's advice.... Read More


Do Current EMS Treatments Work?

November 23, 2015

Current treatment options can be successful, but only with sufficient veterinary support and advice, researchers found.... Read More


CHS Inc. Recalls Feed Due to Excessive Copper Content

November 18, 2015

The recall includes lots of Kountry Buffet 14% Text and Provider 15% Pellet, both for cattle, horses, goats, and sheep.... Read More


What to Expect After Colic Surgery

November 13, 2015

Equally as important as knowing if you'd send a horse to surgery is understanding what to prepare for once he's home.... Read More


How Well Do British Owners Understand Equine Nutrition?

November 01, 2015

A recent survey suggests that many horse owners have a poor understanding of equine nutrition.... Read More


Jacobs Joins Purina Animal Nutrition Equine Team

October 29, 2015

Robert Jacobs, PhD, will conduct nutritional research that he hopes will help horse owners achieve their goals.... Read More


Broodmare Nutrition: Preparing for Fall and Winter

October 25, 2015

Mares in good body condition have a reservoir of stored fat that can be used during cold winter weather.... Read More


How Sweet is Your Sweet Feed?

October 24, 2015

Researchers found that horses' sugar intake from texturized and pelleted products was relatively similar.... Read More


High-Starch Diets' Effects on Stress Response in Horses

October 19, 2015

Increased vigilant behavior was correlated with intestinal microbial disturbances induced by a high-starch diet.... Read More


Nutritional Management of Growing Horses

October 17, 2015

Growing horses require specific nutrients, vitamins, and minerals to aid in proper development.... 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 05, 2015

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


Fall Feeding Tips for Horses

October 04, 2015

As temperatures drop, consider whether you need to make changes to your horse's diet in preparation for winter.... Read More


The Horse Launches Weekly Nutrition Q&A

October 01, 2015

Submit your questions now for our expert, independent equine nutrition consultant Clair Thunes, PhD.... Read More


Amino Acids 101

September 24, 2015

Learn about the 21 amino acids that form proteins in your horse's body and why they're crucial to his health. ... Read More


Colic Basics: What You Should Know

September 18, 2015

Being prepared in advance can help horse owners handle this scary situation as well as possible.... Read More


Minimizing Laminitis Risk in EMS Horses

September 15, 2015

Take steps to reduce the risk of laminitis development, such as combating obesity and reducing pasture and NSC intake.... Read More


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


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


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 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