Tag Archives: equine nutrition

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 »