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The perfect topline in horses - HYGAIN

Developing a Healthy Topline

How to get your horse that perfect topline is what we are all after, but first we must understand what a topline is! The topline of the horse includes the withers, back loin (or coupling), and croup. Strength of topline and loin muscles also influences soundness and athletic ability. The topline will vary in length […]

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Feeding a Sick or Injured Horse

Feeding the sick or injured horse

The competition season is in full swing; your horse is fit and performing well.  Then it happens, the horse takes a bad step and pulls up lame.  Your immediate concern is the well-being of the horse.  What is the nature of the injury?  How severe is the injury?  How much competition time will the horse […]

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Feeding for Coat Health

Everyone wants to see their horses with a sleek, glowing coat and not only for aesthetic reasons, but also because the quality of a horse’s hair coat is directly related to his overall health. Providing the horse with plenty of roughage and a balanced diet along with an effective parasite control regime, sufficient exercise and […]

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All About Protein

Many horse owners are scared of protein and believe it makes their horse crazy or hot. Some think it causes laminitis and growth problems in young horses or even leads to kidney damage. In reality though, protein does not cause any of these issues. As a matter of fact 15% of your horse’s total body […]

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