Tag Archives: Pregnancy

Spring Grass Laminitis

Spring is the peak time for grass-associated laminitis in most parts of the world. You can effectively treat or, better yet, prevent it but only if you understand the mechanism. Photo courtesy of Rebecca Scott A fat pony is the … Continue reading

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Feeding the Heavily Pregnant Mare

Can you just increase the amounts you are feeding but basically feed the prepregnancy diet and maintain the mare’s weight in pregnancy?  Yes – her amount of fat anyway.  Can you get a live, full term foal?  Yes.  Are you … Continue reading

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They’re all twitterpated!

Think Spring – Think Babies… HEALTHY babies! When a mare is in foal, it is very important to focus on her and her foal’s nutrition.  Proper nutrition starting at the early stages of pregnancy through the first several months of … Continue reading

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