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Category: Horse Nutrition

Caring For Your Foal from Birth to Weaning

Caring For Your Foal from Birth to Weaning As soon as your new foal is born, you’ll have to start providing immediate care to ensure they remain in optimum health and develop well. The most important part of this process is ensuring that your foal receives first milk from their mother as soon as he/she […]

Beginners Guide to Feeding a Pregnant Broodmare

Essential Advice for Feeding a Pregnant Broodmare  From a nutritional point of view, the most important months of a foal’s life are the three months right before it’s born and from birth through to two years of age. It’s during this period that a young horse can reach 90% of its adult height and 80% […]

Feeding Your Racehorse for Top Performance

Feeding Your Racehorse for Top Performance The nutritional requirements of racehorses are highly specific. Broodmares require large quantities of good quality protein and minerals to produce a large healthy foal during gestation and to produce the nutrient-rich milk for daily lactation. Young horses need a good amount of protein and minerals to add hundreds of […]

A Guide To Basic Horse Nutrition

Information on the Basic Nutrients Horses Need When you are feeding horses, it is vital that you recognise that there are six basic categories for the nutrients they need which have to be met: Carbohydrates Protein Fat Vitamins Minerals Water Normal, healthy horses will consume between 5 and 15 gallons of water per day, or […]

Horse Nutrition Guide for Beginners

A Guide On Healthy Nutrition For Your Horse While all your Disney movies depict a horses diet as ten apples a day and maybe a mouthful of hay, this is far from the truth. Horses need more focus than that! A horse has a herbivorous stomach, but with a Cecum (like our appendix but actually […]