Equine nutrition researcher Gulsah Kaya Karasu, DVM, travels the world to help improve the diets—and welfare— of horses.
When allowed to make their own choices, fat horses do not eat more than their lean peers and they get just as much exercise.
New pasture growth poses risks for horses prone to laminitis. Here are some precautions to take as fields go from winter brown to spring green.
Use these simple tips and techniques to keep your horse happy and healthy when the weather turns cold.
Researchers have learned that more dominant horses generally had a higher body condition than lower-ranking herd members.
Although much still needs to be learned about supplements that contain “friendly” bacteria, their potential benefits for ill or stressed horses are widely accepted.
When your horse is too thin, whether it’s a short-term aberration or a chronic struggle, careful feeding can keep his weight up.
Your horse's palate may be larger than you think. Try offering your horse these non-traditional treats and find out what he likes.
When a pony ingests a deadly toxin, his unusually stoic nature helps him beat the odds.
Even a horse on pasture can become obese. Here"s how to restrict his calories as part of a weight-loss plan.
Check to make sure your horse is drinking enough water during the winter months to avoid impaction colic and other health issues.
Try these tips to safely feed every horse in a herd at the same time.
A skinny horse won't do well in winter weather. Here's how to add weight to your horse before the temperatures drop.
A delay in your horse's ration won't hurt him and may even be a good thing. Here's why you don't need to panic if you're running late with the grain.
An equine nutritionist offers advice on the best hay to feed a horse who is at risk of developing laminitis.
These small yellow flowers can lead to digestive troubles. Here's what you can do to minimize your horse's consumption of buttercups.
These common minerals work together to maintain physiological equilibrium in a sweaty horse, a critical job that is surprisingly easy for you to help with.
Protect your horse from choke by making a few simple changes in your management.
Whether you're managing an easy keeper or safeguarding a laminitis-prone horse, a grazing muzzle is an indispensable tool. Find out how to get the perfect fit.
With a basic understanding of the engineering of the equine spine, you can head off back problems that may cause soreness before they become severe.
Check out this list of common pasture invaders that may be dangerous to your horse's health.
Use this chart to help you look out for harmful shrubs and trees in your horses' surroundings. From the editors of EQUUS magazine.
Here are the vital statistics on the must-have vitamins that fuel a variety of your horse's body functions. By Christine Barakat for EQUUS magazine.