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Which Is Best' Flaxseed or Fish Oil For Your Horse

The equine-nutrition buzzword ?omega? can influence your choice in feeds and supplements. What you may not realize, though, is which omega your horse needs and which you're truly getting. Omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids are important in the equine diet because they're the only forms of fat the horse cannot synthesize, or make, in his body. That means they must be present in the horse's diet in order for the horse to benefit from them. A horse who is deficient in his intake of these essential fatty acids will likely have a dry coat, skin and hooves. Internally, he'll be battling

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The All-Important Bed Check

Contributing Writer Beth Benard discusses the importance of checking the horses one last time before going to bed for the night. read more

Did You Know? Joint Supplements

A picture with information about joint product efficacy. read more

The Cribbing Controversy

Beth Benard

Call it what you want - cribbing, crib-biting or wind-sucking -we all know it when we see it or hear it. The horse latches onto a horizontal surface with his front teeth, arches his neck, and makes a grunting sound while pulling back. Afflicting an estimated 5 to 10% of horses, you're bound to see one sooner or later. read more

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