How Equine Nutrition Affects Bone, Joint, and Muscle Health

The use of equine chiropractors, acupuncturists, massage specialists, and other alternative therapies have gone up exponentially in the past few years. It seems as though every other trainer out there has their chiropractor on speed dial or are using different therapeutic modalities for their horses. These services offered are wonderful. They add another layer to… Continue reading

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Feeding the Starved Horse

Unfortunately, in the equine community, we have all probably known first or second hand a horse that has been malnourished. Why would this happen so often? In a society like we have today, with all kinds of regulatory bodies and assistance programs for horses in need, how could this be so prevalent? The truth is… Continue reading

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Calories in the Horse World

We’re all used to the concept of counting calories for people…but have you ever thought about counting the calories for your horse?  The amount of calories you give your horse depends on its size and activity level…just like it does with humans.  Let’s dig in to what you need to worry about as far as… Continue reading

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The Effects of Nutrition on Hair Coats and Skin Condition

Many managers of horses and grooms place a lot of time and effort into getting their horses’ hair coats to look nice. There are a million products on the market today that claim to help with shine on a horse. But what about bringing it back to the basics? And what do you think one… Continue reading

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Feeding Around Exercising

I remember when I was interning for multiple different trainers, and each one had a different philosophy on how soon after eating a horse should work, when they needed electrolytes, and some other things pertaining to exercise and feed. Some were very particular about a horse’s feeding schedule in regards to it exercising…others I don’t… Continue reading

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