Kentucky Equine Research Inc.

Articles by: Kentucky Equine Research Inc.

Hard at Work or Hardly Working? Equine Work Intensity

Optimal nutrition of the performance horse hinges foremost on the exercise it performs. Just as the diet of a human bodybuilder is dissimilar to that of a marathon runner, most horses are fed with performance goals in mind. Therefore, accurately assessing the level of work performed by a horse is essential in determining the amount and type of feed offered.

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