Mare Nutrition

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Equine Colic Risk Factors

Feeding Metabolic Broodmares

If your broodmare is overweight and/or has metabolic problems, her foal could be at risk. Here’s how you can keep both horses safe during pregnancy.

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Breeding Older Mares

Are you thinking about breeding an older mare? There are steps—some simple, some cutting-edge—breeders can take to obtain foals from mares with waning fertility.

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Protein Primer

Proteins and the amino acids that form them play important roles in the horse’s body, from muscle building and function to neurotransmission and hormone synthesis.

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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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Tips for Feeding Late-Term Broodmares

With careful management and feed selection, owners can provide broodmares with the nutrients they need to support foal growth. Here’s what our equine nutritionist recommends.

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