Category: Forage

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Horse Hay Statistics

And finally, here is the third and final part of this informative series entitled ‘Feeding Horses on a Tight Budget’ by Dr. Christine King.  (Here are Part 1 and Part 2 of the series, if you missed...

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The Horse’s Natural Diet

This is Part 2 of Dr. Christine King’s article, ‘Feeding Horses on a Budget’, which focuses on the horse’s natural diet.   To see Part 1 of this series, click here.  For more articles...

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Slow Feeders for Horses

The following article is written by equine nutritionist, Dr. Juliet Getty.  To see more articles by Dr. Getty or for help with your horse’s nutritional needs, please visit her website.  Make sure to read...

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Hay Alternatives for Horses

Most of us understand the importance of having good quality forage for our horses.  Hay or pasture should be the cornerstone of every horse’s diet, and should be fed at 1.5 – 2% of the horse’s body weight each day (in...

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Comparing Round Bale Feeders for Horses

The following is a study-based article I wrote for The Horse in 2011.  I don’t usually feed round bales to my horses, but I happened to be feeding them the year I wrote this article since...