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Do Horses Need Salt: Here’s The Truth

The truth is, you’re probably not giving your horse enough salt.  I know I wasn’t.  A single trace mineral block out in the pasture doesn’t cut it.  These rough blocks are designed for cattle not horses and your horse could be seriously lacking in the salt department. My horse was […]

Best Grain For Horses: Don’t Settle For Less

Hay is the standard feed for horses but grain is a close second.  And given the choice, your horse will gobble up the grain first, each and every time.   Every horse owner I know feeds a different type of grain to their horses.  With all these opinions and options, […]

What Is The Best Hay For Horses

Choosing which type of hay to feed your favorite equine can be challenging.  Just as we humans try to eat high quality nutritious food to stay healthy, our horses often need the same level of dietary care.    But how do you choose the best hay for your horse?  The […]

How Much Hay Should A Horse Eat: A Definitive Guide

Horses love to eat…and eat…and eat.  As natural grazers, most of their day is spent nibbling grasses.  If your horse doesn’t have access to fresh grass, it is important to provide him with good quality, clean hay.  But how much hay should you feed your horse?  After consulting several veterinary […]

Does A Horse Always Need Shoes: Hoof Care Knowledge

Hoof care is critical when it comes to maintaining the overall health of your horse.  One of the most frequently asked questions I hear from other equestrians is whether their horse actually needs shoes.  This depends and is not always a cut and dry answer.  Not all horses require shoes […]