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May 06, 2024

All About Chia Seeds for Horses

While the effects of chia have yet to be studied in horses, horse owners often supplement equine diets with Read more
Sweaty steeplechase racehorse being led after race.
April 29, 2024

Salt Supplementation and Gastric Health in Horses

Electrolyte supplementation replaces minerals lost in sweat, supports hydration, and maintains muscle function. Read more
April 10, 2024

Fortified Feed, Ration Balancer, or Vitamin and Mineral Supplement for Horses: Which Do I Choose?

Forage should be considered the foundation of all horse diets, but most horses require a feed or supplement to Read more
Horse eating grain from a ground feed pan in a stall.
April 03, 2024

Elimination Diets for Horses

What is a horse owner to do if a horse’s diet is suspected of causing an adverse reaction? The Read more
Horse bucking under saddle
March 25, 2024

Melatonin: Can It Predict Your Horse’s Temperament?

Many people are familiar with melatonin as a sleep aid, but few of us know that melatonin may affect Read more
Woman measuring grain in barn aisle before feeding horses.
March 20, 2024

How to Feed Horses: General Guidelines

Concise guidelines provide horse owners sound nutritional management strategies for optimal health and well-being. Read more
Selenium molecular formula
March 11, 2024

Determining Selenium Stores in Horses

While selenium can be measured in the bloodstream, those levels don’t necessarily reflect selenium levels in other body compartments. Read more
March 06, 2024

Accurately Estimating Body Weight of Horses: Why and How

Up to half of all horses are considered overweight, and many of these are obese. For some, the obesity Read more
March 01, 2024

What Is It About Spring Grass That Makes My Horse’s Body Grumble?

While spring grass seems the most natural of feedstuffs for horses and ponies, it can stir up health concerns Read more
February 28, 2024

No Causative Gene Found for Vitamin E Deficiency Disease in Horses

The best way to prevent eNAD/EDM is to supplement pregnant mares and their foals up to two years of Read more

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