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Category General Equine Education

Feeding for Fall and Winter Weather

Fall and winter is such a beautiful time of the year. It’s also commonly a time of ulcers, diarrhea, and colic – the stuff of nightmares for horse owners! Understanding basic nutritional changes for horses is crucial to keeping your equines healthy during this transitional weather

Beat the Heat: Summer Tips

Over the last several years, I have struggled getting my horses to eat a very good quality 2nd and 3rd cut grass hay. I thought, how can that be, as the hay quality is super good, well made, no dust, and green as green can be? To try to get to the bottom of this, I forage tested my 2 cuttings of hay, made from the same field, both made very well (again nice and green, no dust!).

Hay Quality: The Value of Non Structural Carbohydrates

Over the last several years, I have struggled getting my horses to eat a very good quality 2nd and 3rd cut grass hay. I thought, how can that be, as the hay quality is super good, well made, no dust, and green as green can be? To try to get to the bottom of this, I forage tested my 2 cuttings of hay, made from the same field, both made very well (again nice and green, no dust!).
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