Nutrition and Feeding Management for Horse Owners

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It's a fact - good nutrition and a good feeding program are keys to having a happy, healthy horse. But with all of the feeds and feedstuffs available, it's hard to be sure you're making the best nutritional choices. Well, here's some help! This 114-page manual examines horse nutrition and nutritional content of feeds so that good horse feeding programs can be designed. This manual covers:
  • the nutrient content of different feeds
  • feeding management for different classes of horses
  • basic digestive physiology
  • the horse's requirements for different nutrients
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This information published to the web on May 27, 2008.
Last Reviewed/Revised on May 14, 2018.