Feeding Horses for Weight Gain

Reading Time: 4 minutes Credit to: Purina Animal Nutrition One common question asked by horse owners is “how do I put weight on a thin horse?” There are several factors that can lead to a horse being underweight, including health conditions, age-related issues, or simply inadequate calories in the horse’s diet. When dealing with a thin horse, first we need […]

Refeeding a Malnourished Horse to Excellent Health

Reading Time: 5 minutes Credit to: Kelly Vineyard, M.S., Ph.D. Senior Nutritionist, Equine Technical Solutions Purina Animal Nutrition With quality veterinary care and a proper nutrition plan, you can successfully bring malnourished horses back to good health, allowing them to enjoy a promising future. Use these tips to avoid refeeding complications and to create the best nutrition plan for […]

Feeding Basics for Horses, Miniature Horses and Ponies

Reading Time: 4 minutes Credit to: Purina Animal Nutrition For horses, miniature horses and ponies to perform their best, they need the correct nutritional building blocks. Just like people, all equines need protein, vitamins and minerals, as well as energy (calories) to support maintenance, growth, reproduction and work. Forage In nature, horses spend most of their time eating – […]

Body Condition Scoring Your Horse

Reading Time: 2 minutes Credit for Article: Purina Animal Nutrition Body condition influences everything in your horse’s life, from reproductive efficiency, to performance, to good health. By using Body Condition Scoring, you can find out what kind of shape your horse is in, and work to improve the score. Scoring focuses on critical areas of the body, based on […]

Six Signs of Good Quality Horse Hay

Reading Time: 3 minutes Credit to: Purina Animal Nutrition Forage makes up between 50 and 90 percent or more of a horse’s diet. Much of the forage part of the diet comes in the form of hay. Because it’s such a big part of the ration, a good quality hay can help keep a horse healthy, while a poor […]

A Volunteers View

woman kissing brown foal

Reading Time: 2 minutes Story submitted by Equine WellBeing Rescue Volunteer. What it means to be a horse rescue volunteer Most of the stories I have read have been by the rescue about a volunteer. I thought I would give a different perspective of what it means to me to be a horse rescue volunteer. When I started at […]

Is My Horse at Risk?

Reading Time: 4 minutes FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Haygain News Media Contact: Kim F Miller kimfmiller1@mac.com What do we know about the potential COVID-19 threat to and from horses, cats and dogs? Dr. David Marlin March 18, 2020. At the time of writing there have been 1,029 scientific papers published on COVID-19 – two papers in 2019 and 1,027 in […]

New Wound Care Product Combines Manuka Honey and MicroSilver

Reading Time: 2 minutes FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact Colleen Scott Signal Theory (formerly Sullivan Higdon & Sink) (816) 769-5210 Absorbine® Brings Silver Honey Rapid Wound Repair to Market EAST LONGMEADOW, Mass. (November 5, 2019) – Horse owners know, it’s not if their horses get hurt, it’s when. For such large, strong animals, horses are notorious for injuring themselves, […]

Laminitis: A Year-Round Concern

Reading Time: 5 minutes FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Haygain News Content Developer: Kim F Miller 949 293 1555/kimfmiller1@mac.com by Becky James, BSc, MSc Despite a long-standing belief that laminitis is a spring-time disease, a recent study identified that there is no ‘safe’ season: laminitis remains a threat regardless of the time of year. The same study (1) also revealed that […]

Purina® Omolene® Horse Feed Now Provides Gastric Support

Reading Time: 2 minutes FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE tmarx@filamentag.com, 608-720-1782 Image(s) for download: https://www.dropbox.com/home/Purina%20Equine/09.05.19%20-%20Omolene%20PR Reformulation adds Outlast Gastric Support Supplement, for gastric care in every meal. Arden Hills, Minn. [Sept. 12, 2019] – Textured feeds, like the Purina Omolene line, provide wholesome nutrition horse owners love to see. What happens when you take a horse feed legend and make it […]