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Winterize Your Horse's Feeding Program

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Winter weather can be responsible for stresses that can compromise your horse's health. The good news is that you can prevent some of that stress through proper feeding management. Most horses have some down time in winter, where adverse weather will not permit much riding or showing activity. It is during these times that it is easy to neglect your horse's nutrition program.

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?

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 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.

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 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.

Winter Horse Care - A Simple Horse Feeding Checklist

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Cold temperatures can place stress on our horses as they deal with shorter days, temperature fluctuations, rain, snow and mud. By developing a winter feed management plan you can help reduce the effects of winter weather on your horse(s).

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

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