Hay Varieties, Cutting To The Chase

Hay varieties and availability vary depending on region, and hays are representative of the climate in which they were grown. Grass hay types are divided into two categories based on where they are grown, cool or warm season. Cool season grasses include orchard, tall fescue, timothy, brome, and bluegrass. They
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Natural Flavors Used In Equine Challenge Supplements

Due to customer request, and in an effort to keep Equine Challenge Supplements as natural as possible, I am very pleased to announce that all natural flavoring is now being offered in all of the Equine Challenge Supplements that contain both natural and artificial flavoring (many of the Equine Challenge Supplements
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Fall Transition & Chronic Colic Tips

Many horses will colic or find themselves in a Pre-colic situation in the Fall Transition, especially horses prone to “chronic colic.” Prevention…Colic can be caused by many different factors.  During Fall and Winter, weather plays a major role. As the temperature swings can result in frozen or ice-covered water. This can result in horses drinking
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Winterizing The Hard Keeper Horse

November 2017 Newsletter.  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 increase the whole oats and the horse is still losing weight, then it is evident you are not feeding enough. When your horse is maintaining his weight
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Sugar Levels In Fall & Spring Pasture Grasses

It has been said “Your cheapest feed is right under your horse’s hooves.” Grass is approximately 85% water, which helps your horse stay hydrated. Grass is high in protein and has large amounts of Vitamin E and Magnesium. Studies show that horses eat faster in the Spring. They will eat
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Comparing Mineral Types | Does My Horse Need Probiotics?

May 2017 Newsletter.  Comparing mineral types, does my horse need probiotics? I often receive emails or calls wanting or requesting a comparative analysis between Equine Challenge and the current product a potential customer is using. As an example, some will want to know how much copper is in Equine Challenge?
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Equine Insulin Resistance & Hypothyroidism

April 2016 Newsletter.  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
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Fall Transition Colic, Winter Hard Keepers, Feed Tag Labels

August/September 2015 Newsletter.  Fall Transition Colic, Winter Hard Keepers, Reading Feed Tag Labels, Natural & Artificial Flavoring Fall is in the air!  That being said……many horses will colic or find themselves in a Pre-colic situation in the Fall Transition. Prevention…Colic can be caused by many different factors.  During Fall and Winter, weather
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