Feeding to Minimize the Risk of Choke in a Horse’s Diet

We all know the sight: the overly eager horse in the barn, screaming and pacing its stall as soon as it hears the first drop of grain into a bucket. Unable to contain its excitement when it is fed, the horse gulps down the feed, practically within minutes. While this may be an everyday routine for many horses, have you, as a horse owner, ever thought about the consequences of an impatient, quick-to-consume eater?

By |2022-01-28T15:07:58-05:00October 15, 2021|Health, News, Science|0 Comments

Non-Structural Carbohydrates in Equine Feeds

Starches, non-structural carbohydrates, and structural carbohydrates… what is the difference, and why are they needed in a horse’s diet? These terms may appear confusing, especially when applied to a feeding program.

By |2022-01-28T14:17:24-05:00September 15, 2021|Health, News, Science|4 Comments


Go to Top