Nutrients: Vitamins / Minerals / Protein / Supplements

What is a BALANCED diet?
I hear the term "Balanced Diet" thrown around a lot. I've heard it used in reference to horses fed solely forage, to horses who run the gamut of supplements. But what does it truly mean to be balanced? A balanced diet provides your horse with the energy, protein, and minerals that he needs for his age, weight, and work.
Iron Levels in Vermont Hay
You've probably heard recent talk regarding iron overload and the effects on horses. But does this concern you and your horse? I thought I would touch on how this affects us Vermonters. Over the past 15 years I have sampled a lot of hay!