What’s all the hype about NSC?

You may have heard about NSC, but what’s the big deal? NSC stands for non-structural carbohydrates and refers to the sugars and starches found in feeds. While performance horses may require a certain level of NSC to meet their energy needs, feeding high levels of NSC can have unfavorable effects, especially for horses with metabolic […]

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Vitalize Rider Keeps Health a Top Priority

Professional cowgirl Emily Miller understands that to be successful in the sport of barrel racing, her horses’ health is a top priority. That is one reason she started feeding the Vitalize® High Performance pellets this spring. “Look at your horse’s health and well-being, that is a game changer,” Miller said. “You’ve got to prioritize that […]

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Vitalize Keeps Roping Horse in the Family

An animal can change our lives in an instant. Many animals become like family, and such is the case of a 15-year-old gelding named Curly, who resides near Pearcy, Ark. The roping horse traveled home from the 2015 College Finals Rodeo in Casper, Wyo., where he and Seth Driggers, had just won 5th place in […]

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Energy Sources for the Horse

Energy is the most basic component of ensuring maximum health and performance in all animals. Adequate energy, measured in the form of kilocalories, is needed not only to maintain body weight, but also to support overall health, performance, breeding and growth. To meet these needs, energy should be provided from three primary sources. Starches – […]

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