Carbohydrates in Horse Feed – Myths and Recommendations

Nutrition : Ingredients & Nutrients

Care : Health Issues

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Learn about common misconceptions related to the carbohydrate content of a typical horse’s diet, and appropriate ways to control equine carbohydrate intake.

In this video, Dr. Young explains the importance of nonstructural (NSC) carbohydrates in a healthy horse’s diet, and describes specific situations in which some horses may benefit from lower levels of carbohydrates in their feed.