Monthly Archives: February 2013

In Defense of Starch

Like a celebrity on a downward spiral, starch has been getting a lot of press in the last few years…and most of it negative.  Unlike celebrities, starch doesn’t gain anything from the media exposure.  Although it may be unpopular, I’d …

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Posted in Ingredients in Horse Feed, Starches & Carbohydrates
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What Makes it ‘Premium’ Nutrition?

Aside from price, how do you know if a feed that is advertised as premium nutrition, really is? Here are some tips to help you decode the premium puzzle. First, a word about forage….Forage, being hay and/or pasture, should make …

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Winter Condition Check to be Ready for Spring

Cold weather, particularly below freezing temperatures, requires that owners pay careful attention to their horses to make certain that the horses stay in good condition through the winter months. First, make certain the horses are in good body condition, at …

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