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Equine Cushing’s Disease (PPID) – What is it, and how does it affect my horse’s diet?

November 22, 2019

Tags: Nutrition, laminitis, equine nutrition, horse nutrition, horse diet, Equine Cushing's Disease, PPID, pituitary pars intermedia dysfunction,

Equine Cushing’s Disease, also known as pituitary pars intermedia dysfunction (PPID) is one of the two most common endocrine disorders diagnosed in horses. The other is Equine Metabolic Syndrome (EMS). While PPID and EMS are completely separate conditions, nutritionists often make similar feeding recommendations for both situations. First, let’s define each condition.  Alphabet Soup – What is PPID

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Probiotics May Help Support Digestive System of Horses

September 12, 2019

Tags: horse, buckeye nutrition, equine, horses, horse feed, equine nutrition, horse nutrition, horse diet, digestive health, probiotics,

Reproduction, performance, schedule changes, travel ­— all can affect a horse’s delicate digestive system. If gut health is an issue for your horse, or if your horse experiences regular stress, adding a probiotic may help support digestion.

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Nutrition Nuggets-Gastric Ulcers

January 20, 2019

Tags: horse, buckeye nutrition, equine, horses, horse feed, gastric ulcers, equine nutrition, pony, single mill, horse nutrition, nutrition nuggets, med free, ulcers,

Let's start 2019 off on the right foot with Nutrition Nuggets! Our own Dr. Nettie Liburt explains all about gastric ulcers, and how nutrition plays a role in managing the risks for ulcers.

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Nutrition Nuggets-Bran Mashes

November 28, 2018

Tags: horse, horses, equine, pony, horse feed, equine feed, equine nutrition, equine dedicated, horse nutrition, med free, single mill, bran mashes, winter, nutrition nuggets, buckeye nutrition,

Do you feed your horse or pony a warm bran mash on cold winter days? Our Senior Nutrition Manager, Dr. Nettie Liburt, explains why feeding bran mashes in the cold, winter months might not be beneficial to your horse's digestive system and overall diet.

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Nutrition Nuggets-Weighing Your Feed

August 30, 2018

Tags: horse, equine, horses, horse feed, equine nutrition, equine feed, pony, single mill, horse nutrition, nutrition nuggets, med free,

Nutrition Nuggets is back and is all about weights and measures. Our own Dr. Nettie explains the importance of weighing your horse's feed and gives you some tips on how to do so.

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Nutrition Nuggets-How To Use PERFORM 'N WIN

August 15, 2018

Tags: Nutrition, horse, equine, equine nutrition, pony, single mill, horse nutrition, nutrition nuggets, med free, equine dedicated, summer, hydration, electrolytes, performnwin,

In this episode of Nutrition Nuggets, Dr. Nettie explains how to use PERFORM 'N WIN electrolytes to help keep your horses hydrated in the summer.

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Nutrition Nuggets-Cost Per Day

June 30, 2018

Tags: Nutrition, horse, equine, horse feed, equine nutrition, equine feed, pony, single mill, horse nutrition, nutrition nuggets, med free,

Nutrition Nuggets is back! In this episode, Dr. Nettie explains how you can calculate how much you are spending per day on your horse's feed and why cost per day is more important than cost per bag.

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Nutrition Nuggets-100% Med-Free Mill

March 31, 2018

Tags: horse, buckeye nutrition, equine, horses, horse feed, equine nutrition, pony, med-free, single mill, horse nutrition, ionophores, safe feed,

Dr. Nettie Liburt brings us great information with her Nutrition Nuggets. In this episode, Dr. Nettie talks about our single mill in Dalton, Ohio and why being 100% medication-free (including ionophores) and is so important to us, as well as the health and well-being of your horse or pony.

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New research confirms that diet can help manage gastric ulcer syndrome

August 10, 2017

Tags: spillers, buckeye nutrition, gastric ulcers, feed, horse feed, equine nutrition, equine,

Equine Gastric Ulcer Syndrome (EGUS) can affect any horse. It can cause discomfort and may have a detrimental effect on behaviour and performance but new research has confirmed that a suitable diet can help to manage the condition, especially after veterinary treatment is stopped.

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