Category: Nutrition

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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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Safe Treats for Horses

The following article was written by Equine Nutritionist, Dr. Juliet Getty, PhD.  For more great information about equine nutrition, please see her website.  Treats: Which are safe and which are not? Horse owners often...

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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...

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Natural Protein Sources for Horses

I have a confession to make.  Are you ready for it?  Here it is. . .  I eat like a horse.  No, really. . . I only eat plants.  Yes, for just over a...