Dr. Clair Thunes explains why measuring feed by weight rather than volume is important for horse health.Read More
Clair Thunes, PhD
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.
Articles by Clair Thunes, PhD
Dr. Clair Thunes defines the differences between grains, concentrates, and complete feeds for horses and explains how much a horse needs.Read More
Find out how supplements can help provide your horse important trace minerals that might be lacking in hay.Read More
Posted by Clair Thunes, PhD | Aug 28, 2014 | Ask TheHorse, Breeding and Reproduction, Feeding Fats, Feeding Foals and Young Horses, Feeding High-Performance Horses, Feeding Old Horses, Herbal Supplements, Horse Care, Joint Supplements, Mare Nutrition, Media, Nutrition, Nutrition Basics, Nutrition Deficiencies, Nutrition-Related Problems, Older Horse Care Concerns, Other Supplements, Podcasts, Special Needs Nutrition, Sports Medicine, Sports Nutrition, Stallion Nutrition, Supplements
Do all the supplements, concentrates, and forages on the market have you confused about what’s best to feed your horse? Learn what your horse really needs to eat from equine nutritionist and consultant, Dr. Clair Thunes.Read More