December 3, 2021
From time to time, when there’s a benefit to the horse, the nutrition team at BUCKEYE™ Nutrition looks at formulas to make improvements. Over the last year, we’ve adjusted our formulas to remove Distillers Dried Grains. The result? More Soybean Meal, providing a higher quality of protein that’s also safer.
June 14, 2021
EQ8™ Performance, an extruded gut health feed for performance horses, is the newest feed from BUCKEYE™ Nutrition. EQ8 Gut Health, a multi-textured feed for mature horses, and EQ8 Senior, a multi-textured feed for senior horses, are due to roll out in July.
November 22, 2019
There’s nothing like the excitement of a new horse or one’s first horse. One of the most important things to consider is that horse’s diet. But where to begin?
November 20, 2019
In this month’s featured Nutrition Nugget, find out if you should consider a complete feed for your horse. A complete feed contains all the nutrition your horse needs in a concentrated form and is specially formulated with high fiber and appropriate levels of vitamins and minerals.
September 12, 2019
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.
August 30, 2019
As your horse ages, he can experience dental issues. This can affect what and how they eat and could contribute to a loss of body condition. We’ll discuss signs of dental trouble and give you some suggestions for various feeding choices to help your senior horse’s health and performance.
August 13, 2019
Adding a ration balancer to your horse’s diet helps them get essential nutrients that may be missing from their forage. It’s also great for easy keepers that require limited calories. Ration balancers help ensure a well-rounded diet, important for growth, performance, reproduction and more.
July 16, 2019
Do you know that there are some great forage alternatives? Maybe your pastures are looking a little dry, or maybe you don’t have pasture at all! There are a number of ways to supplement important fiber and forage for your horse, and here, we’ll talk about three of my favorites (besides doughnuts and fresh hay) – hay cubes, hay pellets and beet pulp.
July 16, 2019
A common question we get at BUCKEYE™ Nutrition is, “Is it OK to soak my horse’s feed?” The answer is a resounding “Yes!” There are a number of reasons one may soak feed, and we’ll touch upon a few of those here.
July 16, 2019
When it comes to seniors, one of the most commonly asked questions is, “At what age is my horse a senior?” The answer, of course, depends on the horse. Horses, like people, age as individuals, and there is no hard and fast rule about when a horse is officially a senior citizen. The National Research Council (2007) suggests that while 20 years is an estimate of what is considered old age, there is considerable individual variation.