Hay Analysis: Understanding Your Forage

Hay Analysis: Understanding Your Forage

By Sarah Griffiths, DCH When your horse can’t have the perfect scenario (rotational field and forest turnout), the next best thing is good quality hay. Hay is the main source of essential energy, fibre, vitamins and minerals during the winter and, for some horses, all...
Equine Metabolic Syndrome: Risk Assessment (Part 1)

Equine Metabolic Syndrome: Risk Assessment (Part 1)

OVERVIEW:  It’s likely that you know someone or maybe you even have a horse with equine insulin resistance (IR) or metabolic syndrome (EMS). EMS is a growing issue among modern horses. It is defined as the failure of tissues to adequately respond to circulating...