Feeding horses prone to Gastric Ulcers

As you probably know, gastric ulcers are common in performance horses. Researchers estimate that well over three-quarters of all performance horses are afflicted. Don’t be fooled into to thinking that a horse with gastric ulcers are easily identifiable without your veterinarian performing a gastroscope, as horses can have ulcers without showing outward signs. In surveys…

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Coat Condition

As we emerge out of winter and start getting the rugs off our horses, something we immediately notice is the condition of their coat. The condition of your horse’s coat certainly provides us with some information about the health of our horses. Long, dry “woody” or “starey” coats that are not shedding often point to a horse with health or nutritional issues.

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Energy – My Horse is Flat what do I do?

This is a common question we hear this time of year after we start to emerge from our winter hibernation and expect our horse to pick up from where we left them at the end of the season.  Nutritional, Health, Management and Environmental factors all are interrelated to contribute to building your horse back to peak performance.  We will briefly examine these topics to assist in getting your horse back on the right track.

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