Just like humans, different horses have different nutritional needs. So what type of hay do your easy keepers need? (more…)
“How do I determine the percent protein in my horse’s total diet? It is so confusing.” (more…)
Do you know the difference between prebiotics and probiotics? And does it really matter? (more…)
What’s in your feed bin? More importantly, is it the right type of feed for your horse? Make sure you know how to determine whether your horse needs a fortified feed, balancer pellet or a vitamin and mineral supplement. (more…)
During a drought, pastures may not be enough. Here’s how you can help keep your horse healthy during dry spells. (more…)
Do you know how much selenium is in your horse’s diet and if it’s getting what it needs? (more…)
“While diving into the ins and outs of equine nutrition in a way I hadn’t before was intimidating, recognizing the numerous tools created to assist in identifying necessary management techniques and changes to nutrition programs was incredible.” (more…)
Keeping your horse’s topline in top condition can be tricky, especially if your horse is older or has a metabolic issue. Here are some tips from Dr. Eleanor Kellon to improve your horse’s topline. (more…)
It’s fall. Foals everywhere are being weaned. But how do you know your weanling is getting everything it needs in its diet? Dr. Eleanor Kellon, the staff veterinarian for Uckele Health & Nutrition, discusses the unique nutritional requirements of weanlings. (more…)
Inexpensive vitamin E gel caps are not a good deal for horses owners.
“Feed by weight, not volume.” Here’s why. (more…)
The key to healthier horses is making sure they have enough fiber in their diets. (more…)
Make sure your horse is receiving what it needs and establish a good relationship with a nutritionist. (more…)
Are feeding directions merely suggestions or strict guidelines? Kentucky Performance Products is here to demystify feeding instructions and what they mean for you and your horse. (more…)
If you have a mare in foal, you’ll want to be aware of how her nutritional needs will change once she’s lactating. Although the pregnant mare has her own nutritional needs, the lactating mare has particular demands as well. Kentucky Performance Products explains. (more…)
There is a nutritional myth that says that when fed free-choice vitamins and minerals, horses will pick what they need.
It’s all about amino acids.
If you have an easy keeper who has trouble dropping those extra pounds, this video offers excellent advice!