Category: Nutrition

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Feeding Garlic to Horses

As you may already be well aware, garlic is one of the more controversial things to feed horses. Some people say it’s dangerous for horses to consume, while others tout its many benefits. So...

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(Not So) Sweet Itch

Every year, I get a handful of e-mails regarding Sweet Itch–a condition which actually goes by a variety names including pruritus, culicoide sensitivity, Queensland Itch, Summer Itch, or Summer Seasonal Recurrent Dermatitis (SSRD). No matter...

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Incorporating Bagged Forages in Your Horse’s Diet

The following is a guest post from Dr. Tania Cubitt, Ph.D. Equine Nutrition & Reproduction and Standlee Premium Western Forage®   Why Forage? Regardless of the situation, forage is essential to maintain proper function of...

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Spring Supplements for Horses

Ah, the hint of spring is in the air. Just yesterday, I noticed tiny green buds have appeared on the willow tree in front of my house. And patches of green are appearing beneath...