How to Feed Horses Based on Exercise Type

Life Stage : Mature - Performance

Mary Beth Gordon, Ph.D.

Director of Equine Research and New Product Development

Keeping horses in show-ready condition requires time, effort and commitment. 

For competitive horses, matching their feed program to the type of exercise they are doing helps ensure their workouts are appropriately fueled. Horses performing aerobic activities or anaerobic work benefit from diets with different nutrients, while supporting muscle recovery and maintaining weight are key for performance horses during the rigors of competition and training. Watch to learn more.

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