Nutrition

Feeding and Nutrition information for equines

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Answers to these questions & Much More 1.”How much Protein does a horse need and what happens if they get to much?” … 2.”I have a couple of horses that I would like to increase the percentage of fat in …

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  1.  ”At what age would be a good age to start feeding him a senior feed, he’s 14 now?” 2. “I wanted to double check with you as a friend recommended adding linseed and barley to her food?” 3. …

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1. ” I need to find a high protein high fiber feed and that senior feed might be necessary?… 2.  “My hopes are that it will take that extra edge off my horses’ nerves. …” 3.  ” Is alfalfa the right …

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1. “I have done the math and it is cheaper for me to mix my own grain.”..   2.   Is there any other supplement that you know of that helps horses with hoof cracks. …” 3. “Once he gets to California …

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           1. “My horse just relocated from Southern to NorthernCalifornia……….he is losing weight…..”  2.  “My quarter horse is 16 and every year around this same time she drops alot of weight….” 3. “Hello, I have two elderly horses. …

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Evaluate your Horses’ Body Condition to determine any needed change in diet and/or exercise.

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Feeding Time       1. “Lately a couple of our 3 year old mares have been acting colicky about 2 min after being grained. “ 2. “The reports say wheat bran can be unhealthy…”"My mare will not eat grain …

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About the Course This course is designed to provide knowledge of equine digestion and nutrition for those with an interest in this area. The anatomy and physiology of the equine alimentary canal will be studied to provide students with a …

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Hay Quality refers to the hay’s nutritional value, it’s acceptability by your horse, and the type and amount of foreign material it contains. Good quality hay is readily consumed, is highly digestible, high in nutrients and devoid of foreign material. …

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  ” ..she had a baby..but looks like she is still very pregnant”… I just bought a 7 year old mare she had a baby in August but looks like she is still very pregnant. Almost a bloated look, she …

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