Researchers compared the impact of three different diets on the recovery of starved horses. Here's what they found.
You feed your horse this vital forage every day, but did you know these facts?
When choosing between these two forms of vitamin E for your horse, consider the costs, availability and how each is absorbed by the horse’s body.
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.
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.