Tag Archives: Beet Pulp

Flagging Energy

A common concern this time of year is horses that lack energy for exercise.  There are no apparent health or lameness issues but the horse is either “flat” or starts out well but hits a wall that is at a … Continue reading

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Feeding HYPP Horses

Hyperkalemic Periodic Paralysis is a muscular disorder traced to descendants of the QH stallion Impressive. HYPP is caused by a mutation in a protein inside the “voltage gated sodium channel”. When a motor nerve fires, it triggers opening of sodium … Continue reading

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Beet Pulp

Beet pulp is a by-product of sugar production but for some reason there is more negative and inaccurate information floating around on the internet about beet pulp than any equine feed ingredient you can name. Beet pulp is the fibrous … Continue reading

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Food Pyra-what?

Whether you are horse or human, you must be conscious of what you eat.  With processed foods and feeds gaining popularity due to its convenience and affordability,  many of us have lost sight of the very foundation of healthy eating habits, … Continue reading

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That old saying again…

You can lead a horse to water… but he prefers it warm, clean and with a side of hay! Horses need to drink anywhere from 6 to 12 gallons of water daily to maintain proper hydration.  Inadequate water consumption can … Continue reading

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