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Digestive Issues in Horses on Dry Diets

When horses can’t have fresh pasture, either because of stall confinement or the season, the logical next best thing is hay. After all, hay is just dried grass. All the major nutrients – fiber, protein, carbohydrate – are basically the … Continue reading

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Hoof Health in Winter

Even if weather is mild, there are changes in winter that influence the health of the hooves. Hoof growth slows in winter for two major reasons.  One is that cold weather results in less blood flow to the extremities.  The … Continue reading

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