Category: Nutrition

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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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The Facts on Flaxseeds

Feeding Flaxseeds — Do you have all the facts? By Juliet M. Getty, Ph.D. (To read more of Dr. Getty’s articles or schedule a consultation, please visit her website.) Do you feed your horse...

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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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Autumn Considerations for Horses

It seems we’re always more than ready to welcome each new change of season. This past summer wasn’t bad—I think we only had one or two one hundred degree days here in NE Oklahoma—but...

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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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Probiotics & Digestive Enzymes for Horses

Guest post by Jessica Lynn of Earth Song Ranch.  Natural probiotics (and digestive enzymes) for horses are important because 1) They help your horse absorb more of the nutrients they are already receiving in...