Feeding Strategies for the Modern Horse

In Food for Thought, I described the basic anatomy of the horse’s digestive system and the importance of grazing for digestive health. This is a bit of a longer post examining 3 different feeding scenarios and the pros and cons of each in relation to anatomical structure and function, and the evolutionary feeding strategy of the […]

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All About Gastric Ulcers

The horse’s digestive system has evolved over thousands of years and is not well-suited to the habits of well-meaning humans. Given the small size of the horse’s stomach, it’s essential that it eat small amounts of food frequently, as it is not equipped to handle large amounts of food at once. Ideally, the horse needs […]

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