Monthly Archives: January 2013

I’d like some E please … with a dash of A, B, G and D!

Vitamin E is the primary fat soluble antioxidant.  It supports red blood cell integrity, supports immune function and plays a role in supporting healthy fertility.  Research has shown that the health benefits associated with Vitamin E come from a family … Continue reading

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Avoid the “Eww..Yuck” factor!

Often times palatability complaints are due more to the sudden onset of a new supplement and have less to do with taste or texture. Horses don’t like change. For Example: You wouldn’t immediately throw a saddle on a green horse.  Instead you start by … Continue reading

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Worried about Hay Belly?

“Hay belly” refers to distention of the abdomen. When viewed from the front, the horse looks pregnant. However, it is not caused by hay per se. A horse can eat very large amounts of hay and still look trim. It’s … Continue reading

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Let Them Eat Hay

Most people when asked what they feed their horses will give you the brand name of a bagged feed and the percent protein it contains. They may or may not know what type of hay they feed. Some even believe … Continue reading

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Some expectations are over-rated!

I don’t know which one is the better of the two 🙂  I want my cake and I want to eat it too!  Word of advice.. find someone who can give you both! Photo from http://pinterest.com/pin/161848180330651456/

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He took his time getting here, but Old Man Winter has officially arrived!

Winter horse care can be more demanding than any other time of the year as lower temps, wind and wet conditions cause a higher demand on a horse’s body for heat production. Here are 5 tips to supplementing during the … Continue reading

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