Why Do Horses chew wood?

Why Do Horses chew wood?

The benefits of adding to your horse’s diet Dr. Amy M. Gill   It’s a constant, never ending battle: A horse wants to chew the wood in its surroundings and as a direct result, the horse owner or barn manager spends countless hours and hard-earned dollars trying...
Managing the Nervous Horse

Managing the Nervous Horse

Smart feeding practices can help a racehorse overcome physical and mental stress The thoroughbred is bred to be a finely tuned animal with tremendous speed and stamina. But years of selective breeding have produced certain negative physical and psychological traits in...
Disorders Caused by Feeding Practices

Disorders Caused by Feeding Practices

Understanding evolution of equine metabolism provides insight into managing disorders Today’s Racehorses are selectively bred from a narrow gene pool, asked to perform unnatural exercise regimes, and then fed excessive amounts of unnatural, concentrated grain...