BAREFOOT HOOF TRIMMING NEEDS TO LOOK TO EVOLUTION

For 55 million years horses – or their ancestors – have been running across this planet barefoot. In the process of wandering around foraging on the steppes or running from predators across the plains, they also abraded their hooves. It was a neat system. The lifestyle of the wild horse meant that generally the hoof growth equated to the wear. It was a natural balance. No trimmers. No farriers. Just a beautifully evolved system of natural hoof care.

SUNFLOWER SEEDS, NOT THE BEST CHOICE FOR YOUR HORSE.

Written by Zoe Messina of MyHealthyHorse and Missy’s Bucket Mineral mix

It’s common practice to feed horses Sunflower seeds, however on closer inspection, it may not always be such a good idea! So many of my clients routinely feed them every day, I though it about time I wrote an article on why they’re not the best choice for your horse…

LINSEEDS – THEIR USE AND SAFETY IN EQUINE NUTRITION

Written by Zoe Messina of MyHealthyHorse and Missy’s Bucket Mineral mix

Sound principles of Equine Nutrition can sometimes evade the average horse owner, there are so many Equine Nutrition myths out there and the feeding of linseeds is no exception!

First of all let’s get one thing straightened out… linseeds and flaxseeds and flax are all one and the same!

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