Monthly Archives: May 2016

Fear-Mongering and Pseudoscience Sales Tactics

On May 14 a company which routinely bashes magnesium supplementation and sells supplements based on chelated calcium put up a piece entitled “Is magnesium contributing to eventing deaths?”.  This was on the heels of the tragic passing of a UK … Continue reading

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Feeding Donkeys

Interest in keeping donkeys as horse companions is growing.  While it’s probably true that both species would prefer the company of their own kind, the fact is they do get along very well once the horse gets over the initial … Continue reading

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Pasture vs Hay

Hay is just dehydrated grass but there are several differences between hay and the live plant that you need to take into consideration when adding pasture to the horse’s diet. Note:  References in the following discussion to calories, protein and … Continue reading

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