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Horse eating hay

Horse Hay Q&A

Is one grass hay variety more palatable than another? Should I feed my horse the first or second cutting of hay? Equine nutritionists answer these questions and more about this essential forage.

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Feeding Equine Elders

Dr. Clair Thunes, an independent equine nutritionist, answers some of our readers’ most common questions about feeding older equines. Learn about senior feeds, feeding older horses with metabolic disease, helping horses gain weight, and more.

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Nutrition Strategies for Horses With Equine Metabolic Syndrome

Abby Keegan, MS, PAS, an equine nutritionist for Cargill North America, will present considerations for designing appropriate diets for horses with equine metabolic syndrome (EMS) and how newly FDA-approved chromium might be beneficial. She’ll also share real-world example diets. Sponsored by Nutrena.

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PPID and Laminitis in Horses: What’s the Relationship?

It still isn’t clear how PPID leads to insulin issues and subsequent laminitis. But vets and researchers do know that, regardless of how PPID horses develop insulin dysregulation, having both conditions leads to a poorer prognosis than having either alone.

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Not Just Old Age: Why Do Senior Horses Die?

Caring for Horses Over 30

Aged horses require the same, if not higher, level of care as their younger counterparts. Learn about the unique needs of old horses, and meet five over-30 horses with age-related ailments.

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Caring for Driving Horses

Whether it’s pulling a plow or a buggy, going for a pleasure drive, or contending a combined driving event, driving poses health considerations both similar to and distinct from those encountered with your typical sport horse.

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