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Nutrition of the Foal

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Your new foal arrives and you want to provide for its proper growth and health.

The Details of Diet Balancers

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Making sure your horse maintains a balanced diet can be a problem that leaves you both scratching your head and worrying over your wallet. Diet balancers can be an effective way to eliminate these worries and get you the most bang for your buck - and get your horse the most bang for their bite.

Feeding Beet Pulp to Horses

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Beet pulp is an excellent ingredient for complete horse feeds

Feeding the Foal for a Successful Weaning

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There are two areas to concentrate on in order to have a successful nutrition program for a weanling foal and insure a vigorous and healthy first year of life for your new horse. These two areas are creep feeding of the nursing foal and a proper feeding program for the weanling foal.

What to Do When Your Foal Fails to Thrive

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If you’ve been tending to your broodmare and all her nutritional needs, chances are you will be greeted with a healthy foal that sails through the baby stages without problem. Unfortunately even with the best laid plans, problems may arise. So what should you do if your foal doesn’t thrive?

Preventing Colic with Good Feeding Management

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When considering the nutritional needs of horses and good feeding management, one should keep colic management in mind.

Successful Show Season Horse Feeding Advice

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To be a successful show competitor, you must select a proper feeding program for your horse, with the right type and amount of hay, concentrate or grain and supplements to provide your horse with the proper body condition, muscling, appearance, stamina and attitude to compete at your current level. This can be a complex and time-consuming process as the metabolism of horses varies according to breed and activity.

Selecting Quality Hay for Horses

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Good quality hay or pasture should make up at least half of most horse’s diets. Horses will readily eat many types of grass and legume hay, especially if it is of high quality. The most common problems that horse owners have when purchasing hay are finding a dependable and consistent supply and determining if it is of high enough quality for their horses. Cattle have a different digestive system than horses, and can break down fibrous material with greater efficiency, so they can utilize lower q

Feeding the Foal

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Developing a nutritional feeding program for your foal from birth until weaning is an important step to insuring the healthcare of your horse.

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