Feeding Fats


Equine Nutrition Tips for the New Year

November 15, 2015

Work with your veterinarian or equine nutritionist to ensure your horse's diet is balanced heading into the new year.... Read More


Can Fat Help Horses Gain Weight in Winter?

October 19, 2015

Find out how to safely feed horses fat and if it's a good weight-gain solution.... Read More


Chia or Flax: Which is Better for My Horse?

October 12, 2015

Discover the differences between these two trendy omega-3-packed seeds that can be used to supplement equine diets.... 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


Five Tips for Feeding Mature, Healthy Hard Keepers

September 11, 2015

Does your otherwise healthy horse have trouble keeping pounds on? Here are five tips for feeding hard keepers.... Read More


Sugar and Hyper Horses

August 12, 2015

Can consuming a high-sugar diet cause a horse to behave in an anxious or hyperactive way?... 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


The Impact of Omega-3s on Horses with Lower Airway Disease

May 25, 2015

Researchers found that omega-3 fatty acid supplementation can reduce signs of chronic lower airway disease in horses.... Read More


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


Post-Winter Weight Gain

March 09, 2015

Here's how to feed your hard keeper once temperatures start rising.... Read More


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


UK Equine Showcase, Breeders' Short Course Held Jan. 23-24

February 20, 2015

Lecture topics included equine proliferative enteropathy, the physiology of aging, amino acid requirements, and more.... Read More


What's in a Supplement?

February 02, 2015

Here's what current research, or lack thereof, is telling us about common equine supplement ingredients.... Read More


Winter Farm Care Checklist

January 09, 2015

Experts share their time-tested steps for cold weather readiness around the barn.... Read More


Is the Omega-3 to Omega-6 Ratio Important for Horses?

December 15, 2014

An audience member wonders if horses benefit from a balanced Omega-3 to Omega-6 ratio. Dr. Clair Thunes responds. ... Read More


Optimizing Dressage Horses' Bodies for Peak Performance

September 19, 2014

From feeding and training to shoeing and warm-up protocols, learn how to keep your dressage horse fit to perform.... Read More


Common-Sense Equine Nutrition

August 28, 2014

Do supplements, concentrates, and forages have you confused? Learn what your horse needs from an equine nutritionist.... Read More


How to Feed Fat to Horses

August 23, 2014

You've got plenty of options to choose from when adding fat to a horse's diet. Here's a rundown of what to consider.... Read More


Benefits of Feeding Fats to Horses

August 16, 2014

Fat isn't a miracle ingredient, but it appears to have some benefits for sport horses, broodmares, and more.... Read More


Dietary Fat's Role in Equine Athletic Performance

August 14, 2014

Find out how horses' bodies use nutrients for athletic endeavors and why fat can benefit equine athletes.... Read More


Fats in Your Horse's Diet

August 09, 2014

Studies have shown that horses can tolerate as much as 20% fat in their diet with no ill effects. ... Read More


Ribby Race Filly

August 04, 2014

How can an owner help a ribby but successful racehorse gain weight? Our source shares some tips.... Read More


Determining Dietary Energy

July 11, 2014

How much digestible energy does your horse need each day? Here's how to find out.... Read More


Adding Oil to a Horse's Diet

April 12, 2014

When adding oil, keep a careful eye on meeting the horse's total nutrient and energy requirements. ... Read More


5 Facts about Flax

March 31, 2014

What exactly is flax and how does it benefit the horse? Here are five things to know about flaxseed. ... Read More