Category Archives: Nutrition

Covers basic horse nutritional needs from grains and foraging to do’s and don’ts.

How Important Is Fresh Water To Horses? And, Ways To Keep Water Troughs Cool On Sweltering Hot Days.

We as human beings have multiple and unending means of having a cool fresh drink. Go to the fridge, stop at the gas station, or carry a cooler with us full of ice and cold drinks. Take a moment to … Continue reading

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A List of Horse Hay Types and How to Use Them Effectively; Depending On Your Horses’ Environment

There are probably more hay varieties out there in this vast world that I have never even heard of. The types of hay that I am familiar with are: Timothy hay: This is a hearty basic hay that can be … Continue reading

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Crucial Details In Determining If Your Horse Is Underweight, Overweight Or Just Right

As time goes on and more people are entering into the world of horses, unfortunately the issue of how much feed does a horse actually need to maintain the proper weight seems to be under estimated. Feeding horses can become … Continue reading

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So Many Varieties Of Horse Feed. How Do I Know Which Is The Right Grain Mixture For My Horse?

Decisions, decisions. I can understand how a person just getting started in the horse world could become confused when deciding what to feed and how much. Personally, I came from the old school of oats, corn, barley and molasses. Electrolytes, … Continue reading

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Do Pasture Horses Need Grain? Tips to Help you Decide

Horses were born to eat grass, it is their natural food. The supplemental feeding of grain was created by man in order to keep weight on horses as they were being used for beasts of burden. Horses pulling caravans across … Continue reading

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