Tips and Topics

0
View Article

Vitamin E deficiency: Horses at risk during winter

Vitamin E cannot be synthesized by the horse; therefore, it is considered an essential nutrient. The best source of vitamin E is fresh green grass; however, the potency of vitamin E declines very quickly once forages are harvested and dried. Vitamin E is most crucial when horses are fed diets almost exclusively composed of preserved forages.

» View Article
0
View Article

Hey, wait for me!

By Reese Koffler Stanfield, USDF gold medalist, FEI-certified instructor, owner of Maplecrest Farm. We have all experienced that moment when you put your foot in the stirrup and your trusty steed…

» View Article
Legs-background
0
View Article

Ingredients for strong hooves and a healthy coat

Biotin has become commonplace in feed rooms across the world because of its reputation as an effective hoof supplement. And while this is true, some horsemen believe it to be a man-made and mystical creation. Nothing could be further from the truth. Like the more familiar niacin, riboflavin, and thiamin, biotin is first and foremost a B-vitamin.

» View Article