Feed Your Horse Like a Horse: Optimize Your Horse's

Feed Your Horse Like a Horse: Optimize Your Horse's Incredibly informative, well researched, clear I highly recommend this book for EVERY horse owner It s one to refer to over and over Your horse s health depends on it. Feeding is the foundation of every horse s health, and every owner cares about it, but answers can be hard to find Based on solid science and the author s long experience, Feed Your Horse Like A Horse illuminates the secrets of equine nutrition and points the way toward lifelong vitality for your horse Part I explains the physiology of the horse s digestion and nutrient use Part II offers recommendations for specific conditions such as insulin resistance and laminitis, as well as discussion about feeding through the life stages, from foals to athletes to aged horses Whether you are a novice horse owner or a seasoned professional, Feed Your Horse Like A Horse will be your most valuable resource on equine nutrition You ll begin in Sectionwith an up to date overview of nutrition and horse physiology that is designed for everyone, from the novice to the lifelong horseman Sectionwill empower you to make the right feeding decisions that support your horse s innate needs, regardless of his condition or activity type As a reference book, you have the freedom to choose which sections to read Topics include Choosing the right hay or concentrates Helping easy and hard keepers How vitamins and minerals work Recognizing and eliminating stress Importance of salt and other electrolytes Treating insulin resistance Reducing the risk of laminitis Recovery for the rescued horse Nutrient fundamentals Dealing with genetic disorders Managing allergies Alleviating arthritis Diagnosing equine Cushing s disease Preventing ulcers and colic Feeding treats safely Pregnancy and lactation Feeding the orphaned foal Optimizing growth Optimizing athletic work and performance Changing needs as horses age Considerations for donkeys and mules Juliet M Getty, PhD is a consultant, speaker, and writer in equine nutrition A retired university professor and winner of several teaching awards, Dr Getty presents seminars to horse organizations and works with individual owners to create customized nutrition plans designed to prevent illness and optimize their horses overall health and performance Based in beautiful rural Bayfield, Colorado, Dr Getty runs a consulting company, Getty Equine Nutrition, LLC GettyEquineNutrition , through which she helps horse owners locally, nationally, and internationally The well being of the horse remains Dr Getty s driving motivation, and she believes every horse owner should have access to scientific information in order to give every horse a lifetime of vibrant health

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