Dr. Clair Thunes offers advice on feeding sensitive horses that seem to get hot on certain diets.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
Equine nutritionist Dr. Clair Thunes shares information about two popular horse feed choices, beet pulp and rice bran.Read More
Dr. Clair Thunes shares her thoughts on if horses should get red or white salt blocks.Read More
Dr. Clair Thunes weighs the benefits of using a slow-feeding haynet against feeding horses on the ground with their head down.Read More
Dr. Clair Thunes defines the differences between grains, concentrates, and complete feeds for horses and explains how much a horse needs.Read More