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 to keep...

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...

An Equine Electrolyte for All Seasons – Electro-Ryte™

An Equine Electrolyte for All Seasons – Electro-Ryte™

By including ingredients such as Redmond salt, Electro-Ryte™ provides the horse with all important natural macro and micro minerals. Electro-Ryte™ contains not only sodium and chloride but also calcium, potassium, magnesium and many other trace minerals acquired naturally. Electro-Ryte™ contains minerals necessary for increasing the horse’s energy and endurance levels, maintaining optimal hydration, coat and hoof condition and improving overall vitality.

Protein and Amino Acids in the Equine Diet

Protein and Amino Acids in the Equine Diet

When thinking about meeting your horse’s protein requirement, remember that it does not mean just supplying a certain amount of crude protein, but ensuring levels of specific amino acids as well. For situations in which protein requirements will be higher, such as growth, pregnancy, and lactation, be sure to re-evaluate your horse’s ration to make sure all requirements are being met.