A Comprehensive Guide to every aspect of equine Nutrition
Feeding horses can be a complicated business.
With a bewildering range of options available and clever marketing that misleads as well as informs feed manufacturers can exploit the desire of owners to feed their horses only the best.
The author a respected and independent equine nutritionist aims to enable owners to make properly informed choices by giving them a sound working knowledge of feeding principles as well as the facts about what horses actually need to ensure optimum and balanced nutrition.
Packed with useful and straightforward advice this is an invaluable book for any stable yard. Topics include: the digestive process feeding behaviour essential nutrients and their role in the body different types of feeds including compounds, forages and supplements how to assess a horse and then formulate a individual feed ration hor to feed for different workloads and sidciplines feeding older horses, breeding and growing horses feeding more naturally how to feed horses with clinical problems including laminitis and tying up feeding myths
Author Notes: Clare MacLeod is an expert in equine nutrition and feeding who runs her own equine nutrition consultancy business advising horse owners, professionals, vets and companies, as well as lecturing and writing on nutrition and exercise physiology. She has a first class honours degree in equine science and a masters degree with distinction in human and equine sport science, and several years of experience in commercial nutrition.
Further Title Description: Confused by the conflicting advice on nutrition and the numerous products on the shelves? The Truth About Feeding Your Horse is a comprehensive and authoritative guide to every aspect of equine nutrition, making it essential reading for owners, stable managers, trainers and students.
Topics include: the digestive process; feeding behavior; essential nutrients and their roles in the body; different types of feeds including compounds, forages and supplements; how to assess a horse and then formulate an individual feed ration; how to feed for different workloads and disciplines; feeding older horses, breeding and growing horses; feeding more naturally; how to feed horses with clinical problems including laminitis and tying up; feeding myths.
Book Title: The Truth About Feeding Your Horse
Number of Pages: 224
Author: Clare MacLeod