The Right Feeding Routine for a Happy and Healthy Horse

The Right Feeding Routine for a Happy and Healthy Horse

Horses are creatures of habit, which is why most experts advise caretakers to stick to a regular feeding routine. If you plan to make any changes to the diet, whether introducing a new food or changing the quantity of feed, always do it in small incremental portions over a period of a few weeks. This is because sudden dietary changes can cause health problems in a horse, especially in one prone to colic or digestive disorders. If you would like more such useful tips and guidelines for feeding horses, check out this awesome infographic from the Animal Health Company. Read more

Equine Feeding and Nutrition

Equine Feeding and Nutrition

In the past, it was common practice to feed starch, and in particular oats, as the main bulk of an equine diet. Modern opinion now suggests, however, that sugars and starch should be avoided as they can cause digestive problems and lead to over excitement in horses. To fully understand the best way to maintain a healthy diet for your horse and a calmer demeanour, we need to look at the different ways of providing energy via your horse’s diet and equine feeding. Read more