R. equi is a serious disease that can cause pneumonia in foals. Learn how to protect your herd.
Learn how to help your foal thrive during its first 6 months of life.
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Farm Call: Your Questions Answered
Q. I recently started feeding my ulcer-prone performance horse a small portion of alfalfa hay for gut health. I often turn my growing 3-year-old out with him. Is it okay for my youngster to get alfalfa as well?
While you should always consult your veterinarian for the feeding program best for your horse, here are some basic guidelines to help you begin structuring your feeds and feeding program.