The Horse Nutrition Handbook

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Storey Publishing, 17 mai 2010 - 245 pages
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Good nutrition is essential for a strong and healthy horse. Here are in-depth explorations on the benefits of additives and herbal supplements inform Worth’s dietary approach toward treating common health problems that include colic, cribbing, Cushing disease, ulcers, tying-up syndrome, and more. Providing your horse with a healthy, well-balanced diet will keep him looking and feeling his best for years to come.

 

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Table des matières

1 Basics of Equine Digestion
1
2 All about Nutrients
15
3 What to Feed and Why
60
4 Designing a Balanced Feeding Program
95
5 Feeding for a Lifetime
124
6 Feed Storage and Feeding Tips
142
7 Pasture Management
153
8 Diets for Common Equine Disorders
164
APPENDIXES
212
Glossary
220
RESOURCES
234
Index
237
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Based in Roanoke, Virginia, Melyni Worth, Ph.D., is a consultant and writer in equine nutrition and exercise physiology. She has trained horses and riders for 28 years. Her company, Foxden Equine, specializes in products that assist horses and riders to attain and maintain athletic performance.

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