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How to Safely Put Weight on a Starved Horse

How to Safely Put Weight on a Starved Horse

Have you ever taken in a horse that has been starved? A truly starved horse – not one that’s just a bit underweight, but one that’s significantly underweight – requires a specialized and careful nutritional approach in order to regain both weight and health. If you, or someone you know,...

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Prevent Overheating in Horses Using Nutrition

Prevent Overheating in Horses Using Nutrition

To understand how to use nutrition to prevent overheating in horses we must first understand fully how the digestive system works and creates heat.

We will skip past the stomach and small intestine as very little to no heat is created here from digestion, and start at the beginning of the...

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Equine Gastric Ulcers: Causes, Symptoms & Management

Equine Gastric Ulcers: Causes, Symptoms & Management

Horses are grazing animals –their digestive system is built to continually consume and digest small amounts of primarily fibrous material. Modern performance horses are meal fed high calorie feed stuffs with less emphasis placed on high quality fiber sources. This trend in feeding practices has led to...

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How Do I Feed My Horse? - Managing Forage Part 3

How Do I Feed My Horse? - Managing Forage Part 3

The horse has evolved as a grazing animal; pasture has played a pivotal role in equine nutrition. Reported intakes of fresh pasture by horses can range from 1.5% to 3.0% of body weight/day. Most horses today, however, are managed in far different conditions than their natural grazing environment. This is...

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Who Grows Our Forage?

Who Grows Our Forage?

We had the opportunity to chat with Jason Stanger, our Vice President of Standlee Ag Resources, who shared his favorite experience of this time of year, along with the biggest challenge.

Getting back into the fields and out the office is something he really looks forward to. Jason...

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