The basic rules to feeding your horse is to understand their physiological state, as well as how their bodies work. Unlike some other pets, horses have complex digestive systems and certain dietary needs that must be met based on their stage in life and physiological condition. Here are some guidelines to consider when feeding your horse:

Know what stage your horse is at.

To select the best horse feed, you should factor in their breed, age, weight and physiological stage of your horse (whether it’s breeding or non-breeding, pregnant etc.) Generally speaking, horses aged 2 or less, senior or sensitive horses require different nutrients, which may require you to choose different products. Or ageing horses may require a joint...

We all know how important it is for us to stay hydrated, but it’s just as essential for our pets. Their bodies are made up of approximately 80% water, which plays many important roles from regulating body temperature to providing cushioning support for joints and internal organs. It also helps digest food, transport nutrients and eliminate waste. For these reasons, it’s important to provide your pet with access to fresh water at all times – especially during summer when animals lose more fluids through panting or sweating, and their water sources evaporate more quickly. Although it might seem ridiculous that you have to cater to your pet’s water preferences, it’s crucial to do it. After all, we prefer certain types of drinks over...