Cereal Grains For Horses

Grains are the seeds of cereal plants that belong to the grass family. They are fed primarily as sources of energy. Those commonly fed to horses are oats, barley, corn, milo, wheat, rice, and rye. These grains can vary widely in energy, protein, fiber, and weight. Differences in nutritional value
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What is Equine Insulin Resistance (IR)

It was thought 30 years ago that horses were immune to the affects of IR or Diabetes. Horses are alleged to have been on planet Earth for 4 million years. So why in such a relatively short period of time are horses so dramatically compromised by diabetes? Many would say
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Equine Insulin Resistance & Equine Hypothyroidism

Equine Insulin Resistance, Equine Hypothyroidism. I have been getting many calls from customers regarding their IR horses and wanting info regarding the Equine Challenge IR Protocol. And for the newer Equine Challenge customers who are reading this, we do have a specific protocol for IR horses or for horses that are
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Winterizing The Hard Keeper Horse

If your horse is struggling to keep weight on in the winter, add more WHOLE oats to the evening feeding. How much you ask? If you are currently feeding whole oats you can add a cup in the morning and a cup at night.  If you are just starting whole oats the amount will
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Stewardship or Horsemanship?

It would appear that many horse owners/riders believe that horsemanship is one’s ability to ride.  When they describe their goals or aspirations in their involvement with horses, it seems to be wrapped around what they look like on a saddle, or how many buckles, saddles, trailers or money they have
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