Monthly Archives: March 2014

All About Fiber

We humans are just starting to recognize dietary fiber benefits for ourselves in terms of preventing colon cancer, modulating blood glucose levels and supporting good bowel function.  In horses, there is even more to it.  Fiber is also a major … Continue reading

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Protein Myths

Myths abound in equine nutrition, especially when it comes to protein. One of the most common of these is that high protein can damage the kidneys.  Excess protein is processed in the liver to urea, which is excreted in the … Continue reading

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More on By-Products

Many  crops are grown with the goal of extracting only part of their nutritional value – like soybeans for oil, corn for oil or alcohol production, wheat for starch (flour). Soybeans When those targeted ingredients are extracted, the remainder contains … Continue reading

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