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Myth: Don’t Feed Horses Before Riding

This barn-aisle debate, whether or not to allow horses to eat before riding, rages on, often with little consensus. Perhaps you’ve been told not to feed a horse within 30 minutes to an hour before […]

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Feeding Tips: Impact of a Horse’s Nutrition on Hoof Health

Be honest: When was the last time you planned out your horse’s diet according to his hoof-care needs? If you’re like many horse owners, the answer might be “never.” After all, most of us are […]

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Myth: Horses Require Higher Quality Hay Than Cattle

Horse owners are known for being picky about hay selection, and we literally end up paying the price for higher quality hay than our livestock-raising neighbors. The idea that our more delicate horses “need higher […]

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Myth: Don't Feed Horses Round Bales

Stacks of clean, fresh-smelling, greenish-yellowish 50-pound square bales are the picture of hay perfection for most horse people. We are often taught that horses are sensitive creatures requiring only the freshest, top of the line […]

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Monday Myth #46: Senior Horses Are Skinny

We’ve all seen swaybacked, rough-coated horses with bony top lines and hints of ribs showing despite plenty of feed. Open that horse’s mouth and chances are you’ll find it’s a senior citizen. And there’s no […]

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Monday Myth #43: Feed Horses Corn Oil to Prevent Impaction

Corn oil is a popular feed top dressing among many horse owners and managers. It’s inexpensive, readily available, and even the pickiest equine eater will gobble it right up. As far as vegetable oils go, […]

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