Important Warning Signs That Indicate Your Horse is Having a Life-Threatening Colic Episode

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Although it’s often thought of as a condition on its own, “Colic” is actually blanket term that covers several different types of gastrointestinal upset in equines. While colic is sometimes just a small issue (comparable to “tummy trouble” or indigestion in humans), there are times when colic is a sign of a serious, life-threatening medical issue. Read on for more information on this common threat to your horse’s health! Continue reading “Important Warning Signs That Indicate Your Horse is Having a Life-Threatening Colic Episode”

Featured Horse Food Ingredient of the Month: Alfalfa

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Some in the equestrian world refer to Alfalfa as the filet mignon of horse feed. Not only is it super protein rich, equine can’t get enough of the taste, making it an ideal ingredient for picky eaters and “hard keepers”.

This nutritious leafy legume forage is also loaded with calcium and rich in B vitamins, Vitamin K, as well as Beta Carotene. Alfalfa also boasts 16 different Amino Acids, including essential amino acids Methionine and Lysine that help provide a very bioavailable source of nutrients.

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