Monthly Archives: November 2014

When Pasture Dies Off

Since hay is just dried grass, it may seem like switching from pasture to hay isn’t an issue.  On some levels this is true but there are important differences between hay and live grasses that have an impact on how … Continue reading

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Holistic versus WHolistic – A Plea for Sanity

I have been a strong advocate of basic balanced nutrition and nutritional supplements to support health and performance my entire career.  This is a no-brainer to me since the body has basic requirements that need to be met to allow … Continue reading

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The Thyroid

If you are confused about thyroid function in horses you have a good excuse.  As new information from studies becomes available, recommendations have changed dramatically. Before it was discovered that insulin resistance is the most likely cause of obesity related … Continue reading

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Make Good Use of Your Down Time

Regardless of whether you are an upper level competitor or pleasure oriented owner, odds are you have a down season in late autumn and winter when you don’t work your h0rse or at least much less than normal at other … Continue reading

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