Are Modern Equine Diet Recommendations Failing Horses?

Are Modern Equine Diet Recommendations Failing Horses?

By Sarah Griffiths, DCH This week’s reflection is the result of some extensive research I’ve been working on to accurately explain the origin of the equine digestive system, why they evolved cecal (hindgut) fermentation and what horses are really designed to eat....
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...
Does Your Horse Have A Nutritional Deficiency?

Does Your Horse Have A Nutritional Deficiency?

By Sarah Griffiths, DCH Horses living in modern times are facing some hard health challenges. Equine nutrition is one of my favorite subjects and I’ve had the privilege over the past 20 years to spend time with a wide array of horses of all sizes, breeds and ages in a...