Feeding High-Performance Horses


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


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


Seasonal Manure Changes

August 26, 2015

A veterinarians answers a reader's question on why some horses have seasonal runny manure.... 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


Mind the Gap: Feeding the Toothless Horse

July 06, 2015

If your horse has few to no teeth, he might not be chewing and digesting the nutrients he needs to maintain his health.... Read More


Time-Saving Horse Care Tips

June 12, 2015

Our staff and sources offer ways you can save time on all aspects of horse care.... Read More


Poll Recap: Horse Feed Amounts

June 02, 2015

Of the 1,278 respondents, 638 people (50%) said their horse receives 1 to 3 pounds of grain or concentrate feed daily.... Read More


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


Feeding Horses with Neuromuscular Disorders

May 11, 2015

A correct diet can make these sometimes-debilitating conditions manageable.... Read More


Practicing Science-Based Horse Husbandry

May 08, 2015

Practical ways to improve your horse's welfare, based on discoveries from the growing field of equitation science.... Read More


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


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


Fever Leading to Gastric Ulcers in a Young Horse

April 20, 2015

A filly goes to the trainer and ends up sick and with ulcers. Will they return when she goes back into training?... Read More


Spring Health Preparations

March 31, 2015

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


Post-Winter Weight Gain

March 09, 2015

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


Retired Racehorses: Transitioning from Racetrack to Ribbons

February 09, 2015

From selecting a horse to rehabbing and feeding him, learn how to transition an ex-racer to life as a riding mount.... Read More


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

Proper hay soaking can benefit several different, and sometimes related, equine health conditions. The process can reduce both allergens and nonstructural carbohydrates in forage.


Poll Recap: Hay Soaking

December 16, 2014

Of the 755 respondents, 584 (77%) said they do not soak their horses' hay.... Read More


Poll Recap: Feeding Arrangements

November 04, 2014

Of the 1,313 poll respondents, 727 (55%) said their horses are separated during mealtime.... Read More


5 Tips for Feeding Easy Keepers

October 20, 2014

Follow these steps to help your overweight horse subsist on fewer calories.... Read More


Racehorse Owners Schooled on Horse Health, Care Issues

October 16, 2014

Owners heard lectures on topics such as the musculoskeletal system, nutrition, and second careers.... Read More


Poll Recap: Supplement Expenses

September 23, 2014

Of the 1,045 respondents, 227 (22%) said they spend $21-$40 per month on supplements per horse. ... Read More