Important Nutrition Tips for a Healthy Foal

Providing the right care for your pregnant mare will increase the chances of a healthy foal. Many pregnant mares are entering their final three months of gestation early in the year. These final three months are a critical time for the unborn foal, because it does most of its developing and weight gain during this period. During the first two-thirds … Continue reading

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Understanding Equine Nutrition: Will Protein Heat up Your Horse?

Are you wary of dietary protein, imagining that feeding too much will cause excess exuberance in your horse, making him too hot to handle? You needn’t be. Equine nutritionist Clare MacLeod helps explain why… Did you know it’s actually starch and sugar that are more closely associated with that ‘fizzy’ feeling, so a stabled horse overfed dietary energy, or a … Continue reading

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