Strategically Feeding the Ulcer-Prone Horse

What does an ulcer-prone horse look like? The first thing that comes to mind is the racehorse. He or she is young, travels often, runs its heart out and is fed massive amounts of feed in one day from the very beginning. This assumption is correct, since racehorses have the highest rate of ulcers at […]

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Transporting your Horses the Low-Stress Way

For some athletes crisscrossing the United States to compete in their sport of choice is not a big deal. They make sure to stay healthy, take their vitamins, rest when they can and drink plenty of water. However, when those athletes rely on a four-legged equine partner to compete in their sport, the relocation and […]

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Preventing Digestive Issues in Horses in Times of Stress

Colic is a wide-ranging term that describes any equine stomach pain or upset and is a major cause of concern for most horse owners. Colic can be caused by an abrupt change in diet, lack of exercise, change in weather or any change in environment or activity. With the cold weather that has settled over […]

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How to Know the Quality of Your Hay

You walk into the barn, the horses nicker in excitement to see you and also with anticipation to get their breakfast. When prepping their feed, it is easy to determine what nutrients are found in each grain since these feeds come with a guaranteed analysis. But what about the hay? It can be difficult to […]

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