Archive for March, 2012

Drought and Its Impact on Your Pond

Seems like a handful of things are inevitable…death, taxes and drought. Drought? Yep, drought…if you haven’t been through a drought...

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Are Sugars, Starches and Grains “Evil” in Horse Diet

Have you ever watched a pendulum swing? It swings way to the right, and then goes back to center. Then...

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Formulating Horse Feeds

When choosing a horse feed, looking at the guaranteed analysis can help you determine if the nutritional content of that...

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Horses and Water Comsumption

Water is the main component of the body. In fact, an average 1000 pound horse is roughly 660 pounds (80...

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Extreme Weather Conditions and Reduced Production May Affect Hay Quality, Availability and Price

Unfavorable weather conditions last fall and winter meant more hay was fed than normal causing last year’s hay supplies to...

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Senior Horse Nutrition

By Tina M. Anderson, PhD A horse in its teens may typically be thought of as “old”, but the reality...

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Keeping Your Horse Cool In the Summer

Cool as a cucumber … but what if you are a horse!  Summer heat and humidity can be a dangerous...

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Feeding Horses for Weight Gain

When a horse is too thin, what is the best way to help him gain weight?  The answer may not...

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You Can Lead A Horse To Water

Water is the main component of the body. In fact, an average 1000 pound horse is roughly 660 pounds (80...

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It’s Spring – Ready, Set, Ride!

Now that the weather has finally warmed up, horse owners are starting to spend more time with their horses, and...

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