Category Archive for "Equine Exercise"

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GI Diets for Horses

As the demand on our Equine Athletes continues to grow, the more we look to human nutrition for guidance. GI diets is something we have all heard about for ourselves but altering our horses diets in this way leaves us…

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Safe lunging

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There are many times when life takes over and we are unable to get to our horses. This ends up with many of us  instructing the yard to “lunge” while we are away, to ensure the horse gets a small…

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Feeding an Electrolyte Daily: Is it necessary?

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In general, the average horse will not need every day electrolyte supplementation. A horse that sweats during a short ride or weekend competition might lose some body water and salts, but these losses are usually replenished quickly after eating hay,…

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Exercise Benefits Horse Digestion

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Everyone knows that exercise has vast and far-reaching benefits to horse health, such as helping bones remodel and remain strong, maintaining muscle strength, encouraging appropriate body condition, and improving a horse’s overall mental well-being. But did you know that exercise…

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