Thursday, May 08, 2014

Macrominerals for Horses: Are Supplements Always Necessary? - Full Article

By Kentucky Equine Research Staff · April 10, 2014

Conscientious horse owners try to feed their horses in a way that provides all of the necessary nutrients in the proper quantities for good health and body maintenance. Most commercial feeds are formulated to fulfill those requirements. However, it’s tempting to think that if a little of something—a vitamin, mineral, or source of energy—is good for a horse, a little more might give him that extra boost in performance. This isn’t always a good idea, and in some cases, oversupplementation can actually be harmful to horses...

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