Summer Stress: Helping Horses Handle the Heat

Depending on where you live, the same season can generate vastly different responses and management issues. Summer is a perfect example. Owners in northern states heave a sigh of relief that winter is finally gone and their horses can spend more time outside. Meanwhile, owners in states with notoriously long, hot summers are gearing up to help horses battle the heat and humidity.

The “Neigh” Diet

By Jackie Fletcher  There are 920,000 cases of colic in horses each year with approximately 64,000 deaths as estimated by the American Horse Council. The gap in knowledge regarding a horse’s diet and harmful grasses is apparent among the 2 million people owning horses in the US. The best diet for horses includes at least […]

Equine Digestion

The science of equine nutrition is very different today than it was only a short time ago. As we learn more about how horses digest and utilize nutrients from feeds, and as more feeds become available, our feed choices broaden and change. We have recently learned that digestibility of a feed is almost as important as its nutrient content.