Category: Forage

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Feeding Senior Horses

My life with horses began with a senior. Her name was Lady Be Good (Lady, for short) and she was approximately 21 years old when we signed the lease papers and brought her home....

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Fall Grass Facts

If your horses are on pasture, then you’ve likely noticed some changes in the grass by this time of year (unless you live somewhere like Florida where the grass is green year-round!) But most...

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Slow Feeder Options

If you’ve followed this blog for long, you probably know just how important I believe good-quality forage is (and I’m not the only one!). It should always be the cornerstone of every horse’s diet....

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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...

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Chaffhaye for Horses: Review

Several years ago, I had to start looking for hay alternatives for my old mare, Kady. Like many older horses, her teeth had been worn down, and she began having trouble eating hay. I...

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Organic & Non-GMO Horse Feeds

I will admit, when I began this blog a few years ago, I didn’t really understand what GMO’s were. They honestly weren’t something I’d paid much attention to previously. But the more I’ve studied...

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Preparing Your Horse for Spring Grass

The following post is from the website of Dr. Joyce Harman at Harmany Equine Clinic.    Spring Grass Is Coming–Is Your Horse Ready? Lush, spring grass is just around the corner. While the horses will...