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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.

Feeding Beet Pulp to Horses

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Beet pulp is an excellent ingredient for complete horse feeds

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?

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.

Nutrition of the Foal

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

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.

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.

Your Foal's Health - Foal Health Watch Guide

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The following is a Foal Health Watch Guide that describes signs of a variety of common ailments

Feeding Horses to Prevent Laminitis

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Laminitis is a debilitating and costly disease that can affect any horse, and is the most common cause of death due to euthanasia that ranks third in the list behind colic and old age. While we still don’t understand the exact events that lead to laminitis, we know more about the causes of laminitis than ever before, and prevention is the key. There are three areas in feeding horses that we need to focus on for prevention of laminitis.

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