How Does Forage Keep Horses Warm?

Dr. Clair Thunes explains how eating hay and the digestion process helps keep horses warm.
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How Does Forage Keep Horses Warm During Winter?
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Dr. Clair Thunes explains how eating hay and the digestion process helps keep horses warm.

This podcast is an excerpt of our Ask TheHorse Live Q&A, “Feeding Your Horse During the Winter.” Listen to the full recording here.

Dr. Clair Thunes explains how eating hay and the digestion process helps keep horses warm.11/17/2017 17:00

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Clair Thunes, PhD, is an equine nutritionist who owns Clarity Equine Nutrition, based in Gilbert, Arizona. She works as a consultant with owners/trainers and veterinarians across the United States and globally to take the guesswork out of feeding horses and provides services to select companies. As a nutritionist she works with all equids, from WEG competitors to Miniature donkeys and everything in between. 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 U.K. Pony Club. Today, she serves as the district commissioner for the Salt River Pony Club.

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