You do your best to make sure that your horse receives its feed at the right time and in right quantity. But did you know that you can also keep your horse healthy and fit by including certain foods in its diet? For instance, alfalfa and other foods that are heavy in fiber content and low in NSC (non-structural carbohydrate) are extremely beneficial in preventing tying diseases in horses. To prevent chronic ulcers or right dorsal colitis, you can give your horse complete feeds or supplements containing high levels of omega-3 fatty acids.
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Source: Animal Health Company
Round bale hay feeders are a popular choice for many horse owners looking to improve ways of feeding their horses. Many farmers and horse owners have to deal with the rising costs of hay, which isn’t helped by the fact that a lot of it is wasted as a result of damage, moisture absorption, and spoilage caused by animals, soil, and other factors. Round bale feeders have the advantage of combating many of these issues, however there are also some disadvantages to using round bale feeders. Let’s look at both sides to help you work out whether or not a round hay bale feeder is the best choice for you.
Purina Introduces SuperSport™ Supplement for Faster Muscle Recovery
Study performed at the Purina Animal Nutrition Center demonstrated horses receiving supplement experienced decreased recovery time and increased exercise capacity, among other benefits when compared to horses receiving alfalfa pellets.
ST. LOUIS, April 2, 2014 – Purina Animal Nutrition today introduced SuperSport™ amino acid supplement, a scientifically formulated amino acid formula proven to support equine performance and overall fitness. Purina developed the proprietary formula on its 1,200-acre nutrition research farm, where it demonstrated the ability to support muscle recovery, increase exercise capacity and support muscle development.
You might be poisoning your horse with melamine contaminate feed right now
The news doesn’t look good. I have have been finding more and more news online about feed and food contaminated with melamine, which is not a good thing to be eating. Here are just a few of the news stories I have found…