The Naturally Healthy Horse Blog

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Hemp for Horses

The following post was written by Dr. Joyce Harman, DVM of Harmany Equine Clinic.    One of the most interesting new herbal supplements to come on the market is medicinal hemp with a high...

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Feeding Miniature Horses

The following post was written by Dr. Juliet Getty of Getty Equine Nutrition. For more articles by Dr. Getty or to schedule a nutritional consultation, please visit her website.    Miniature horses are adorable. They...

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Whole Food Nutrition for Horses

Eating whole foods is not a novel idea, just one that is coming back around again. In our modern age of pre-packaged, easy-to-use, commercialized food products, we’ve forgotten that there is actually another, better...

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Managing PSSM in Horses

Polysaccharide Storage Myopathy (PSSM), aka Equine Polysaccharide Storage Myopathy (EPSM or EPSSM), is a muscle disease which primarily affects horses with Quarter Horse bloodlines, but it can also occur in Drafts breeds, Warmbloods, and...

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Winter Barefoot Hoof Care

It’s no secret that many horse owners aren’t fond of winter. Cold temperatures, rain, and snow aren’t especially ideal for spending time in the barn or on your horse’s back. Breaking ice in water...

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Feeding Free-Choice Forage

If there’s one thing I would like all horse owners to know–it’s how important forage is to the horse. Too many people  base their horses’ diets around a concentrate, when in fact, it should...