Entries by Chelsey Benzel

Is Forage All a Horse Needs?

Pasture or hay is all a horse needs! Or is it? This is something I often hear… and 99% of the time it is WRONG! Forages are (almost) always too low in trace minerals to meet a horse’s requirements and leaving them unsupplemented on forage only diets usually results in problems with their hooves, joints, […]

Magnesium Oxide for Horses

Magnesium oxide. It’s one of those ingredients people love to disagree over, should we use it, shouldn’t we use it, is it bioavailable or not for horses?? Part of this contention is due to the fact that magnesium oxide is a created ingredient… it is cooked in a process called calcination, that reacts magnesite with […]