Recent News for Nutrition-Related Problems


10 Easy Earth Day Tips to Green Up Your Horse Life

April 22, 2015

Follow these 10 earth-friendly tips to help reduce our horses' hoof prints on our planet. ... Read More


Is My Horse's Feed Safe?

April 01, 2015

Learn what steps you can take to help ensure your horse's feed is safe for him to consume.... Read More


Caley Pea Intoxication in Horses Studied

March 30, 2015

Horses can develop signs of toxicity soon after eating the plant or its seeds, but residual signs can persist for weeks.... Read More


Nutrition-Related Problems: Ionophore Poisoning

March 20, 2015

Horse feed contaminated with even a tiny amount of an ionophore antibiotic can result in long-term problems or death.... Read More


Nutrition-Related Problems: Alsike Clover Poisoning

March 06, 2015

Alsike clover (Trifolium hybridum) has been linked to two different health problems in horses.... Read More


Genetic Disorders: Breed by Breed

February 11, 2015

By knowing what conditions certain horses are predisposed to, owners and breeders can take preventive steps.... Read More


Federal Environmental Regulations and Horse Farms

February 05, 2015

The EPA might not come knocking on your barn door anytime soon, but that's no reason not to practice good stewardship.... Read More


Possible Answer to Horse's Death Found in Hay

January 11, 2015

Industry professionals believe awns in rye straw, lip ulcers, and infection could be behind the horse's sudden death.... Read More


State of Florida Fines Contaminated Horse Feed Manufacturer

January 09, 2015

Florida agricultural officials fined Lakeland Animal Nutrition $4,000 for the contaminated feed on Jan. 6.... Read More


ADM Releases Statement on South Carolina Horse Feed Incident

January 08, 2015

A farm owner says three horses died and another was sickened after consuming contaminated feed produced by ADM.... Read More


Contaminated Feed Blamed for South Carolina Horse Deaths

January 05, 2015

Contaminated feed is being blamed for the deaths of two South Carolina horses and the illness of another.... Read More


Feeding Ponies

January 05, 2015

Feed your roly-poly pony the way Nature intended to prevent obesity-related diseases.... Read More


Settlement Reached in Florida Horse Deaths

December 29, 2014

Owners of horses that ingested recalled feed have reached a settlement with Lakeland Animal Nutrition Inc.... Read More


Rodenticide Linked to Six Sudden Racehorse Deaths

December 19, 2014

Officials found trace amounts of anticoagulant rodenticide in six horses that died suddenly following exercise.... Read More


Fourth Horse Death Connected to Recalled Feed

December 16, 2014

A fourth Florida horse has died after consuming an equine feed tainted with an antibiotic intended for use in cattle.... Read More


EMS: Equine Enemy No. 1

December 15, 2014

Equine metabolic syndrome doesn't just cause equids' girths to expand; it can also lead to other health conditions.... Read More


10 Toxic Substances to Avoid

December 08, 2014

Learn about 10 common plants and chemicals your horse should never eat.... Read More


Owners Seeking Restitution in Florida Horse Feed Recall Case

December 05, 2014

Owners who believe their horses were affected by tainted feed are seeking restitution from Lakeland Animal Nutrition.... Read More


Defra, BHS Work Together to Lead British Ragwort Debate

November 29, 2014

The BHS conducted a survey of the English equine population to assess levels of awareness and concern about ragwort.... Read More


Feeding in Drought Conditions

November 10, 2014

Prepare for drought long before pastures wither and hay supplies dwindle.... Read More


North Carolina Mill Recalls Horse Feed

November 03, 2014

Bartlett Milling Co. has recalled some of its horse feed due to possible Rumensin contamination. ... Read More


Increase in Atypical Myopathy Cases Prompts Warning

November 02, 2014

Atypical myopathy is a highly fatal muscle disease caused by hypoglycin A, a toxin found in sycamore maple seeds.... Read More


Infographic: Understanding Endotoxemia

October 31, 2014

Endotoxemia is a serious condition with a range of causes, including retained placentas, colic, and skin infections.... Read More


Myths About Hay Selection

October 24, 2014

Can you feed hay that's been rained on? Is second-cutting always best? Here we debunk common myths about choosing hay.... Read More


Lethal Red Maples

October 21, 2014

When are red maple leaves lethal to horses?... Read More