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What probiotics can do for your horse

by Laurie Bonner You’re preparing your horse for a 200-mile trailer ride to your new home. You know the trip will be stressful, but you plan to wrap his legs carefully, make sure he’s up-to-date on his... READ MORE


Does your feeding program measure up?

by Laurie Bonner Take a moment to consider whether your feeding routine still provides the right amount of nutrients and calories for your horse. READ MORE


7 Myths About Equine Nutrition

To help you formulate your horse’s diet based on the best information available, we debunk 7 common myths about equine nutrition. READ MORE


7-Point Midwinter Feeding Checkup

Here are simple ways to make sure your horse's feed ration meets his nutritional needs when the temperature drops. READ MORE


Four Things to Toss from your Feed Room

by the Editors of EQUUS magazine When your feed room is in disarray, start the clean up by pitching these items. READ MORE


Which Oil is Best for Horses?

There are no "bad" oils for horses but some are definitely considered better than others. READ MORE


Is your hay too old to feed?

An expert explains the nutrients loss that can happen in hay over time. READ MORE


A Variety of Treats to Try

by the Editors of EQUUS magazine Your horse's palate may be larger than you think. Try offering your horse these non-traditional treats and find out what he likes. READ MORE


Red Maple Poisoning Survivor

by Tom Moates When a pony ingests a deadly toxin, his unusually stoic nature helps him beat the odds. READ MORE


Control Calorie Intake of Pasture-Kept Horses

by the Editors of EQUUS magazine Even a horse on pasture can become obese. Here"s how to restrict his calories as part of a weight-loss plan. READ MORE


Keep Your Horse Hydrated in Cold Weather

by the Editors of EQUUS magazine Make sure your horse is drinking enough water during the winter to avoid impaction colic and other health issues. READ MORE


When flexible feeding schedules make sense

by the Editors of EQUUS magazine A variation in your horse's feeding times won't hurt his health. In fact, in some cases it might be beneficial. READ MORE


BCS: What Body Condition Scores Mean

The Henneke Body Condition Score system provides an accurate, objective measure of the body fat a horse has accumulated. The 9-point scale is relied on by veterinarians, researchers and horse owners to describe the body condition of a horse in a consistent and universal manner. In this EQUUS article from 2006, Don Henneke, PhD, explains how and why he developed the system and how it can most effectively be utilized. READ MORE


The Safest Way to Feed a Herd

Try these tips to safely feed every horse in a herd at the same time. READ MORE


Putting Weight on Your Horse for Winter

A skinny horse won't do well in winter weather. Here's how to add weight to your horse before the temperatures drop. READ MORE


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