Carbohydrates in Horse Feed – Myths and Recommendations

Nutrition : Ingredients & Nutrients

Care : Health Issues

Katie Young, Ph.D.

Senior Nutritionist & Product Manager, Equine Technical Solutions

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.