Monthly Archives: September 2011

Feeding Tips for Stall Rest

Regardless of the diagnosis, when stall rest is on the treatment list, adjusting your feeding program to match your horse’s lack of activity can improve the experience for both you and your horse. Whether recovering from an injury, surgery, or other, …

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Using Hay Replacers for Horses

When times of severe draught or other weather phenomenon result in poor quality or availability of pastures and hay, horse owners often turn to complete feeds (i.e. feeds that contain a full diet of roughage, protein, vitamins, minerals, and other …

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Vitamin K in Horse Diets

Vitamin K is one of the fat-soluble vitamins, meaning it can be stored up in the body. The main function of this vitamin is for blood clotting to occur, which we all know is critical to our accident-prone horses! The …

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