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You've probably heard the phrase "we are what we eat". Well, the same goes for our horses. Ensuring your horse gets the correct nutrition goes a long way towards safeguarding his or her health. Matching your horse's feed intake to his or her nutritional needs will also help keep your horse at its ideal weight and contribute to overall health. A well nourished horse is also less susceptible to infections and the effects of parasites.

So read on for more information about good nutrition for your horse including:

  • Basic feedstuffs – recognising good quality from poor
  • Feeding requirements – how much and how often
  • Water
  • Supplements
  • Horses with special feeding needs