The Naturally Healthy Horse Blog

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How to Take a Pasture Sample

Have you ever wanted to know exactly what nutrients your horse is getting from your pasture?  It’s easier than you might think to find this out.  In order to get a pasture analysis performed...

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Low Starch Horse Feeds

It seems many feed companies are jumping on the low sugar/ low starch bandwagon these days due to the apparent rise in conditions like Equine Metabolic Syndrome, Insulin Resistance (IR), and Cushing’s disease (PPID), but...

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Cushing’s Disease in Horses

I recently wrote an article about a study that evaluated PPID-Pituitary Pars Intermedia Dysfunction (aka Cushing’s Disease) risk factors in horses and learned more about the condition that is becoming much more recognized among older...

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Feeding the Equine Athlete

The following article was written by Dr. Juliet Getty, PhD, equine nutritionist and author of the book, Feed Your Horse Like a Horse.  ——————————————————————————————————————– Feeding the Top Performer We all admire the equine athlete,...

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Equine Parasites: A Holistic Approach

The following article was written by Dr. Madalyn Ward, DVM and is re-posted with her permission. You’ve heard of the 80/20 rule, right? Well, this rule applies to managing equine parasites just as much...