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Foal Weight: Is Thinner Better?

Average daily weight gain for a foal in the first 2-3 months can be as much as 1.4 kg (3 lbs) per day!...

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Regulating Natural Health Products for Animals in Canada

Find out what Health Canada is doing to ensure that natural products for animals are safe and effective. ...

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How to Buy, Store, and Feed Hay

How to buy, store and feed the main ingredient in your horse’s diet....

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Formulating a Feed Program for: An Overweight Horse

Shannon Pratt-Phillips, PhD, explains how to help your horse shed unwanted pounds....

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What NOT to Feed Your Horse

Are any foods dangerous for my horse?...

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Navicular Syndrome

Learn how to recognize, treat and prevent this devastating condition of the foot....

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Can Bee Pollen Help my Horse Eat More?

A bee pollen supplement may help increase your horse's feed intake....

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Should I Warm my Horse’s Water When it’s Cold Out?

Find out why water intake is so important all year-round....

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Causes of Poor Appetite in Horses: Tempting the Picky Eater

Why is your horse refusing the feed you offer him?...

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Dealing with Picky Eaters

A horse who doesn't finish his mealtime ration may not be getting all the necessary nutrients, and the causes of finickyness can range from physical to behavioural to a simple matter of taste. ...

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