Monthly Archives: September 2010

Amino Acids in Horse Feeds

Most horse owners can quickly tell you the crude protein level in the feed they are giving their horses.  But, what horse owners really need to know about, is the amino acid content.  Protein is made up of amino acids …

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Taking Weight Off of Easy Keeping Horses

We hear often from people that “My pony is so fat!” It is often followed with, “He doesn’t need to be fed anything – he so much as sees a bag of feed and he gains weight.” Obesity in horses …

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Stretching Your Horse Hay Budget

We all know that next to water, forage is the most important part of a horse’s diet. Without it they just can’t survive. With the high prices of forage there are a few ways you can get a little more …

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Managing Horses with Gastric Ulcers

Last week a horse owner contacted me about changing her horses diet.   She stated that they are ¾ of the way through show season and he is just “off his game”.  It seems that the horse was showing a lack …

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