Posts Tagged ‘caballos’

Beware of GI Disease In Foals

The first few weeks of a foal’s life can be the highest risk period in the life of a ...

Free Choice Water For Horses

A variety of "old horsemen's tales" once advised withholding water from horses under particular circumstances. For example, many people still ...

Horse Feeding Pitfalls: Lack of Salt

In our continuing series regarding horse feeding pitfalls, we now turn to the need for salt in the equine diet.

Horse Feeding Pitfalls: Overloading Nutrients

One common mistake is adding supplements to the horse's diet without first checking to see if the ration is already ...

Horse Feeding Pitfalls: Wrong Feed

In any catalog or feed store today you'll find a variety of bagged feeds labeled for specific types of horses--growing ...

Horse Feeding Pitfalls: Feed Amounts

If you are feeding by volume rather than weight you may be over or under feeding.

Horse Feeding Pitfalls: Forage

Ideally, the average horse's ration is primarily hay and pasture grass, with modest amounts of concentrates, such as grain, pelleted ...

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