Tips for Choosing a Feed for Your Horse

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. The below infographic graphic image has more such amazing tips and tricks to help you give your horse the best diet possible. Don’t forget to check it out! Source: Animal Health Company See the full size image here: Fixing With Feed – How to Choose the Correct Feed for Your Horse –   Right Dorsal Colitis –
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Round Hay Bale Feeders the Advantages and Disadvantages

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. Advantages Round bale feeders that are designed for horses are designed in a way which ensures safety for horses to feed. There are no sharp edges, no corners or anywhere where metal may stick out and cause injuries. Horses are also far less likely to get hooves stuck because of the fact that they’re elevated slightly off the ground. For fields with more than one horse, a round bale feeder can eliminate fighting between horses over food by providing plenty of space for the horses to get around, but also […]
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Horse feed contaminated – poisoning your horses?

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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...
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