Recent Blog Posts

Formulating Horse Feeds

When choosing a horse feed, looking at the guaranteed analysis can help you determine if the nutrition content of that feed is appropriate for the age and activity level of your horse. You would think that two products both contain 14% protein, 6% fat, etc. would be pretty much the same feed.

Help Us Give Rescue Horses a Second Chance

There are close to 200,000 horses in need of care and shelter. That’s why Purina sponsors A Home for Every Horse — a program to help find homes for horses in need. Through this sponsorship, we supply participating rescue shelters with the high-quality nutrition developed by the Ph. Equine Nutritionists at the Purina Animal Nutrition CenterD To date, we’ve donated more than 400 tons of feed. What We’re DoingPurina will donate $150,000 in free feed coupons to rescue shelters participating in the A Home for Every Horse Program.

How Exercise Affects Nutrient Requirements of the Performance Horse

When feeding a performance horse, the goal is to provide adequate fuel for energy expenditure, replenish nutrients required for muscle function and repair, and support optimal health through a balanced diet. Dr. Vineyard discusses specific nutrient requirements affected by exercise and how these nutrients influence a horse’s ability to perform. Energy  Water Electrolytes Proteins and amino acids Vitamins and minerals Read More How Exercise Affects Nutrient Requirements of the Performance Horse

Horse Dental Care

A horse's teeth change throughout its life and proper dental care is essential for your horse to be comfortable feeding, grazing and carrying a bit. But what types of problems can develop, and how should they be taken care of? Does Your Horse Have Tooth Problems?