Dr Tania Cubitt consulting nutritionist to HYGAIN talks about the importance of protein in your horse’s diet, where it is sourced from as well as what happens if there is an excess or deficiency in the diet.
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. We will help better understand this important nutrient and discover your horse’s requirements and quality sources. We have broken this video up into 3 sections to talk you through the role of protein in your horse’s diet.