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Nutrition for Easy Keeper Horses

Nutrition for Easy Keeper Horses

This is for all the horses with the cresty necks, fleshy backs and girthy middles--the ponies, minis, and easy keepers with metabolic issues--we see you, and we support you.

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John Wilkinson
'E'ssential: Vitamin E for Horses

'E'ssential: Vitamin E for Horses

Vitamin E is the #1 antioxidant that horses naturally consume to protect themselves from free radicals and oxidative stress. But many horses are deficient in vitamin E...

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Ask the Expert: How Can I Reduce the Risk of Ulcers in my Horses?

Ask the Expert: How Can I Reduce the Risk of Ulcers in my Horses?

To understand how we can feed horses to help prevent and heal ulcers, it is important to understand where and why they appear. Ask the Expert: Elisabeth Chizek, Equine Nutritionist. 

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John Wilkinson
Ask the Expert: Is Coastal Hay Safe for My Horse?

Ask the Expert: Is Coastal Hay Safe for My Horse?

Because it can be produced locally, it is commonly fed to horses throughout the southeast. Many horse owners believe coastal bermudagrass hay can cause colic, or more specifically, ileal impaction colic.

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