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Part 1: Forage Analysis: Seeing through the Hays

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Part 1: Forage Analysis: Seeing through the Hays

The first of 3 articles written by Equine Nutritionist Briony Witherow BSc MSc RNutr. FHEA explaining the importance of forage analysis and how it is carried out. 

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Optimizing Equine Health with Quality Forage and Hay Steaming

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Optimizing Equine Health with Quality Forage and Hay Steaming

Briony Witherow Briony is a registered equine nutritionist with a wealth of experience, including over seven years of commercial experience, most recently working as Senior Nutritionist and Nutrition Team Leader...

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The Key Role of Forage in Preventing Colic: What Every Horse Owner Should Know

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The Key Role of Forage in Preventing Colic: What Every Horse Owner Should Know

The term colic essentially means abdominal pain, there are four main types: Impaction, Spasmodic, Tympanitic (gas) and Sand colic, episodes of which can range from very mild to life threatening....

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Listen to Your Horse: Five Reasons to Switch to Haygain® Hay Steamers

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Listen to Your Horse: Five Reasons to Switch to Haygain® Hay Steamers

What does your horse think about his hay? If horses could only speak!Actually, they do. Horses’ bodies speak eloquently, using impossible-to-ignore external physical expressions of internal health issues including respiratory...

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Are The Golden Rules Of Feeding Still Essential in Modern Horse Care?

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Are The Golden Rules Of Feeding Still Essential in Modern Horse Care?

Nicola is the organizer of the healthy horse conference, here she discusses whether these steadfast rules of feeding are still relevant today. If like me, you were a pony mad...

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The Intricate Process of Forage Digestion in Horses: A Look into the Equine Digestive Tract

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The Intricate Process of Forage Digestion in Horses: A Look into the Equine Digestive Tract

Written by Andrea D. Ellis, PhD, MRSB We all know by now that horses require forage, ideally fresh forage as grassland or if not possible, conserved forage as their main...

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