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Can EMS Horses Graze Dead Winter Pastures?

Unless you are living in an area with very mild winters, your pasture grasses will shrivel and turn brown over the winter. However, that plant is not dead and horses will be more than happy to eat it. This could … Continue reading

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Hay Wars – Which is best?

Grass or Alfalfa.  Timothy or Orchard.  Grain hays.  Is Bermuda safe?  There is plenty of room for confusion in selecting a hay.                                                             Premium Grass Hay Legume hays, which include Alfalfa, Clover and in some areas Perennial Peanut and Birdsfoot … Continue reading

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The Equine Palate and Picky Eaters

We humans have a huge diversity of individual dietary preferences. Some have a raging sweet tooth, others prefer salty or spicy, love or hate specific vegetables, etc.. It’s not as complicated for horses.  Their instinctive taste preferences are geared toward … Continue reading

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