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What are you ACTUALLY feeding?

Looking from the outside, most of us as horse owners are pretty good at knowing how much feed our horse needs. We can see weight change which gives us a visual clue that the horse is not being fed enough (resulting in weight loss), or too much (resulting in weight gain). What we can’t see […]

Feeding The Breeding Stallion

Come winter, breeding stallions are ramping up for the season that lies ahead. While maintenance of fertility is of utmost importance in the care of breeding stallions, they must also be kept looking their best, sound, energetic and disease free. As with many aspects of horse care, a holistic approach is required to achieve these […]

Psyllium Husks

Is your horse in drought conditions? Mine too! It has been drought here for more than 2 years now… and something I am really, really bad at remembering to do is feeding psyllium husk regularly to clean accumulated dirt and sand out of their gut. So here is a reminder, feed psyllium husk! If your […]

How to Find the Right Feed to Fix Your Horse’s Diet

I am sure you have noticed, every time you walk into a feed store, how many feeds there are available to you. Multiple brands. And within every brand, multiple choices. Even for me, the amount of choice gets overwhelming. And trying to read ingredient lists and nutrient amounts from the labels to compare them will […]

What You Need To Know About Our Price Increase

Did you know FeedXL started out as cloud-based software before smartphones or tablets were around? Since starting as a CD Rom software in 2004 and launching online in 2008, we’ve poured our hearts into creating what FeedXL is today. Over the last 15 years, FeedXL has evolved a lot. Our prices, on the other hand, […]

Horse Digestive System: Equine Gut Health

The gut health of our equines plays a significant role in determining how healthy or unhealthy our horses will be. The equine digestive tract is a large and relatively complex system. Your horse’s health depends on how well you look after this digestive system and importantly, how well the microbial population within it remains “balanced”. […]

Building Your Horse’s Diet: The Easy Way

Do you want to build a diet for your horse the easy way in FeedXL? This post will walk you through the 4 simple steps to follow to make your life a little easier, and your feeding regime simpler! Step 1: Enter ALL Forage First enter ALL of your forage; including pasture, hay, haylage, chaff, […]

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