Equine nutrition is the feeding of horses, ponies, mules, donkeys, and other
equines. Correct and balanced nutrition is a critical component of proper horse
Horses fed diets low in forage and high in concentrates (hard feeds such as
cubes or grains) are at risk of digestive problems. Stabled horses should be
Aug 19, 2009 ... The rest of the horse's diet should be formulated based on its requirement for
each of the other five nutrients. These requirements differ from ...
Horses have specific dietary needs because they are herbivores and have a
unique digestive system. Their long digestive system requires a high-fiber diet
In this article, you'll find out how to balance your horse's diet using some simple
tools. Want instant gratification? See "Cut to the Chase" below for shortcuts.
"One common mistake is adding supplements to the horse's diet without first
checking to see if the ration is already overloaded with any specific nutrients,"
Feeding Horses. As it is with other animals, good nutrition is the key to your
horse's good health. Although feeding a horse is not overly complicated, it isn't as
Horses are also unique in that they do not have a gall bladder. This makes high
fat diets hard to digest and utilize. Horses can digest up to 20 % fat in their diet, ...
Jul 1, 2013 ... There are six general classes of nutrients needed in the horse's diet: ... Fats are
necessary in the equine diet to absorb fat-soluble vitamins and ...