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     FEATURED HORSE ARTICLES 

    Lessons from the Farm

    What we’ve learned can help you care for your horses and return the happiness they bring you.

    Kathy Williamson, DVM - Man...

    Ideas for Decreasing Heat Stress in Horses

    Kelly Vineyard, M.S., Ph.D....

    How Exercise Affects Nutrient Requirements of the...

    Kathleen Young, Ph.D. - Lea...

    Feeding Options for Senior Horses: Part One

     HORSE PRODUCTS 

    Give Your Horses the Best Nutrition Possible

    We offer a variety of horse feeds and supplements that contain the highest-quality ingredients. So regardless of their age or lifestyle, you can find what’s best for your horses.

     
    Strategy® GX horse feed
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    Equine Senior® horse feed
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    Hydration HayTM Blocks
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    Omolene #200 Horse
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    Information from Our Horse Experts

    Animal experts at the Purina Animal Nutrition Center share their knowledge about horses.

    Q
    Why is it important to not overfeed grain to a horse?
    A
    The horse has a very small stomach in relation to its total size, and feeding too much grain in one meal can overload the stomach and cause problems such as colic or laminitis (founder). A general rule of thumb is to feed no more than .5% of the horse's body weight in grain per meal, or no more than 5 pounds of grain per meal for a 1,000-pound horse.