Podcasts

Equine Gastric Ulcers: Diagnosis, Treatment, and Prevention

Dull coat? Cinchy? Thin? Your horse might be one of the 50-90% suffering from gastric ulcers.

Rehabilitating & Reconditioning Equine Athletes After Injury

Learn about management techniques and new therapy options that can help horses heal.

Is It Okay for Horses to Graze on a Lawn?

Equine nutrition and hay experts address the benefits and drawbacks of allowing horses to graze on lawns.

Is Sun-Bleached Hay Bad for Horses?

University of Kentucky hay expert Tom Keene addresses the potential drawbacks to buying and feeding sun-bleached hay.

Where Can I Get My Horse's Hay Tested?

A University of Kentucky horse hay expert offers tips on getting a representative hay sample for a nutritional analysis.

Should I Test My Hay's Nutritional Content for My Horses?

A listener asks if hay nutrition testing is necessary, especially when buying small batches from multiple fields.

What You Need to Know about Equine Navicular Syndrome

Get the latest news and information about navicular syndrome diagnostics and treatment.

Feeding Horses after Moving States

Equine nutritionist Dr. Nettie Libert offers advice about transitioning horses from hay to pasture after a move.

Can a Horse "Cold Founder"?

Dr. Nancy Loving dispels the idea that cold weather can directly cause laminitis.

The Best Hay, Grass, and Other Forages for Your Horse

Studies show that quality forage is the healthiest diet option for horses. Find out what you should feed your horse.

Will the Cold Harm Equine Medications?

Dr. Nancy Loving offers information about storing medications during the winter.

Is It Okay to Put a Cold Bit in a Horse's Mouth?

Our experts offer advice on if and how to warm cold bits before riding.

How Do I Keep a Sweaty Horse Warm in Winter After Riding?

Horses for Clean Water's Alayne Blickle offers tips for helping a horse dry off and cool out after winter riding.

Is It Okay to Free Feed Horses Large Hay Bales in Winter?

Dr. Nancy Loving and Horses for Clean Water's Alayne Blickle share tips for free feeding horses during the winter.

How Do I Prevent Impaction Colic During Winter Weather?

Colic is a threat to horses, especially during colder weather. Our experts share feeding and hydration tips.

Conditioning Horses for Peak Performance

Do you have the winter blues? Start planning your horse's fitness program for spring riding and competition.

How Long Can a Horse Go without Water During the Winter?

Find out from Dr. Nancy Loving how frequently a horse needs to drink during the winter to stay healthy.

Why is Hydration for Horses Important During the Winter?

Dr. Nancy Loving talks about the risks horses face when they don't drink enough during the winter.

Will a Horse Drink from an Icy Bucket of Water?

Horses for Clean Water's Alayne Blickle and Dr. Nancy Loving discuss whether or not horses will drink icy water.

Is it Bad for Horses to Stand in the Mud?

Dr. Nancy Loving weighs the pros and cons of keeping horses inside vs. turning them out in the mud.

When Does a Horse Need a Blanket?

Many horses don't need blankets. Dr. Nancy Loving and Horses for Clean Water's Alayne Blickle offer suggestions.

How Can I Tell if My Horse is Cold?

Dr. Nancy Loving shares signs that a horse is cold and lets you know how to keep him warm.

Keeping an Older Horse in Good Weight During Winter

Dr. Nancy Loving talks about keeping senior horses well-fed and in good weight during the winter.

Do Horses Need Biotin for Healthy Feet and Coats?

Equine nutritionist Dr. Clair Thunes addresses listener questions about using biotin to improve hoof and coat health.