Daily Archives: August 6, 2020

Slow Growing Hooves

The cells of the hooves are among the most metabolically active in the body because they are constantly being worn away and need to replace themselves. Because of this, any gaps in their nutrition shows up as slow growth or … Continue reading

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Protein and Your Horse

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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