Tag Archives: equine nutrition

September 2018 – Mid Month Update

September 2018 – Mid Month Update Holistic Horsekeeping How to have a healthy happy horse. =*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=* 1. Which Temperaments Run Hot or Cold? 2. Share the Knowledge =*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=* 1. Which Temperaments Run Hot or Cold? The autonomic nervous system (ANS) is the part of the nervous system that automatically controls all that happens in the … Continue Reading »

August 2018 – Mid Month Update

August 2018 – Mid Month Update Holistic Horsekeeping How to have a healthy happy horse. =*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=* 1. Supporting your Horse’s Micro biome 2. Share the Knowledge =*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=* 1. Supporting your Horse’s Micro biome The intestinal micro biome includes the trillions of microbes and their genes that live and interact in the horse’s digestive tract. Microbes … Continue Reading »

Holistic Horsekeeping Newsletter August 2018

August 2018 Holistic Horsekeeping How to have a healthy happy horse. Volume 23, Number 8 =*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=* In This Issue: 1. Supporting your Insulin Resistant Horse 2. Getting Your Horse Questions Answered =*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=* 1. Supporting your Insulin Resistant Horse Our Morgan gelding, Tanq, has struggled this summer with sore feet. The drought in Colorado has made … Continue Reading »

Holistic Horsekeeping Newsletter July 2018

July 2018 Holistic Horsekeeping How to have a healthy happy horse. Volume 23, Number 7 =*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=* In This Issue: 1. Feeding Horses that Have No Pasture 2. Getting Your Horse Questions Answered =*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=* 1. Feeding Horses that Have No Pasture There are many reasons for horses to be denied pasture grazing. Arid climate, limited land, … Continue Reading »

Holistic Horsekeeping Newsletter February 2015

February 2015 Five Amazing Facts About Epigenetics Holistic Horsekeeping How to have a healthy happy horse. Volume 20, Number 2 =*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=* In This Issue: 1. Five Amazing Facts About Epigenetics 2. Mentoring Program at Holistic Horsekeeping =*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=* 1. Five Amazing Facts About Epigenetics Epigenetics is the study of how external influences like diet affect the … Continue Reading »

How to Be Your Horse’s Chef

It may sound ridiculous to say that your horse needs a chef, but it’s true. Sadly, many much-loved horses suffer from poor nutrition, even at the hands at dedicated and truly affectionate owners. Why does this happen? Because not every horse can thrive on the same diet. The best feeding program for your horse depends … Continue Reading »

Is Your Dieting Horse Sneaking Treats?

What do you do if you put your horse on a very strict diet to control his weight but he is not getting any thinner? You swear he is getting fat on air, but more than likely your horse has found a way to get around your efforts. Your horse is probably sneaking treats when … Continue Reading »

Horse Feed and Supplements: Shopping Made Easy

If buying gifts for the holidays has made you crazy, then shopping for all the “right” supplements for your horse can make you downright insane. Not only do you need to visit multiple stores to buy various products (whether you shop in brick-and-mortar or online stores), but many stores don’t carry holistic horse feeds and … Continue Reading »

Horse Ulcers: Nutrition for Horses Who Have Had Ulcers in the Past

Horse health care is one thing. Caring for a horse who has a history of ulcers is something else altogether. Owners of horses who have had ulcers in the past are super-sensitive to any signs of possible new ulcers forming, whether it be a horse leaving his feed or experiencing a mild colic. These owners … Continue Reading »