Have you heard of heat stress? Do you know you can help prevent this in your horse with more than just electrolytes? With the heat of the summer upon us, rising temperatures across the nation—as well as an increase in insect populations—can be of concern for our horses.
Did you know that 90% of performances horses (from jumpers to equines working cows, etc.) have gastric issues due to man-made conditions such as stress, intermittent feeding, restricted access to pasture, etc.? What do we mean by “man-made”? That’s taking a horse out of his natural habitat, putting him in a stall and feeding him once or twice a day. Sound familiar?
We asked our featured equine nutritionist, Dr. James Lattimer from ADM Animal Nutrition, for his professional opinion on several key nutritional topics.
Good nutrition is the foundation of horse health, but does premium feed mean premium nutrition? Here are five reasons why specially formulated premium equine feeds rise above the rest.
… and where trace mineral blocks come up short. As summer saunters leisurely toward fall, many of us are enjoying increased horseback activity or starting to gear up for socially distanced shows. But while it’s good to keep our horses fit and occupied, their nutritional needs should also be a primary focus.