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Using a Horse Business Management System to Manage Your Forage
June 17, 2013
Using a Horse Business Management System to Manage Your Forage

Often, it is the feeding methodology, not the feed composition, which leads to digestive disorders in horses. Tracking and managing your horse’s nutrition should be taken very serious because digestive problems can result in a horse’s premature death. Far too often, you hear someone say they feed their horse a couple of flakes of hay two times a day and a coffee can of grain. Under some circumstances that might be adequate, but the probability of a digestive problem is far greater than if a horse’s nutrition is defined, measured and scheduled using a well thought out nutrition plan and a management system to help you implement and manage the plan. The plan should be based ...

Why Track, Manage and Communicate Your Horse’s Nutrition?
June 03, 2013
Using a Horse Business Management System to Manage Your Forage

It is amazing that a horse is such a large and powerful animal and still has such a delicate digestive system. It is also amazing that their 90+ foot digestive tract doesn’t cause more problems than it does. A Horse’s nutrition management is extremely critical due to the unique arrangement and anatomy of its digestive tract. Often, it is the feeding methodology, not the feed composition, which leads to digestive disorders in horses. Tracking and managing your horse’s nutrition should be taken very serious. Digestive problems can result in a horse’s premature death. Two common problems most often nutrition related are colic and laminitis.Far too often, you hear ...