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Nutritional Needs for Mares & Foals

Posted by Jyme Nichols, PhD on Mar 10th 2020

Nutritional Needs for Mares & Foals

When a woman is pregnant, the first recommendation a doctor makes is to begin prenatal vitamins. This advice holds true for horses as well. Pregnancy and lactation are the times of highest nutrient …

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Focusing on Yours: Feed You Can Trust

Posted by Bluebonnet Feeds Staff on Sep 27th 2019

Focusing on Yours: Feed You Can Trust

It’s a jungle out there when it comes to feeds and supplements for horses. A simple Google search for ‘horse supplement’ turns up over 67 million results, and ‘horse feed’ shows 485 million! Every a …

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Tips for Hard Keepers

Posted by Jyme Nichols, PhD on Aug 9th 2019

Tips for Hard Keepers

Here are a few general recommendations for hard keepers. These may sound simple but can have a profound impact on how the horse utilizes nutrition.Have teeth evaluated by a reputable equine dental …

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Amino Acids for Muscle + Stamina

Posted by Jyme Nichols, PhD on Jun 17th 2019

Amino Acids for Muscle + Stamina

Horses are known for the explosive power that comes from strong, fully engaged muscles. Along with proper training, an amino acid supplement can help improve muscling, stamina, and explosive strengt …

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Foal Care and Feeding

Posted by Bill Vandergrift, PhD on Mar 25th 2019

Foal Care and Feeding

The objective of managing and caring for a newborn foal is to allow them to grow and develop into the best athlete they can be. It doesn’t matter if you’re hoping to have an international level com …

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Hay Quality Determined by Time of Harvest

Posted by Jyme Nichols, Ph.D. on Feb 19th 2019

Hay Quality Determined by Time of Harvest

Harvest time of hay is one of the most influential factors that determine the quality of hay. As grasses and legumes continue to grow and mature the amount of valuable nutrients such as protein and …

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