A horse should consume at least half of his diet in forage (hay and pasture) and receive grain only if needed to meet his energy needs.
To ensure correct muscle, bone, and tendon development, look for feeds with a proper balance of high-quality proteins, amino acids, calories, calcium, and phosphorus.
Like all foals, orphans need to consume colostrum shortly after birth. In the event colostrum isn't immediately available, Clark recommends feeding the foal milk or milk replacer within two hours of birth.
On average, 1 out of every 10 horses will suffer from a bout of colic each year
What's your Equine Colic
Being well-prepared for colic could mean the difference between life and death
Feeding you horse might seem simple - put him in a field with a water trough - right? Follow these steps to ensure his diet meets his nutritional needs.
Diet is incredibly important for horses, but they can’t just eat anything. They have complicated digestive systems, and what might be fine for us humans to eat may actually poison your horse.
Do you know what to do – and just as importantly, what not to do – if your horse displays vague, mild, or serious signs of what might be colic?