How Often Should a Horse Eat Each Day?

Nutritionist Dr. Clair Thunes and vet Dr. Erin Denney-Jones offer their thoughts on feed frequency for horse health.
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How Often Should a Horse Eat Each Day?
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Nutritionist Dr. Clair Thunes and vet Dr. Erin Jones offer their thoughts on feed frequency for horse health.

This podcast is an excerpt from our Ask TheHorse Live Q&A, “Caring For Your New Horse.” Listen to the full recording here.

About the Experts:

Erin Denney-Jones

Dr. Erin Denney-JonesErin Denney-Jones, DVM, is an FEI veterinarian and owner of Florida Equine Veterinary Services, in Clermont, Florida. Her interests and practice areas include chiropractic care, sport horse medicine, reproduction, general medicine and surgery, and preventive care including wellness programs, vaccinations, parasite control, and dentistry.

Clair Thunes

Clair Thunes, PhD, is an independent equine nutrition consultant who owns Summit Equine Nutrition, based in Sacramento, California. She works with owners/trainers and veterinarians across the United States and globally to take the guesswork out of feeding horses. Born in England, she earned her undergraduate degree at Edinburgh University, in Scotland, and her master’s and doctorate in nutrition at the University of California, Davis. Growing up, she competed in a wide array of disciplines and was an active member of the United Kingdom Pony Club. Today, she serves as the regional supervisor for the Sierra Pacific region of the United States Pony Clubs. As a nutritionist she works with all horses, from WEG competitors to Miniature Donkeys and everything in between.

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