Nutrition

Vitamin E

Vitamin E

Custom Equine Nutrition is excited to announce that we are now a distributor of Emcelle Tocopherol, a water-soluble Vit E supplement. I recommend t...

How to hand pull a hay sample

How to hand pull a hay sample

Individual Ingredient Sources

Individual Ingredient Sources

Pasture Strategies for Horses with Metabolic Disorders

Pasture Strategies for Horses with Metabolic Disorders

 Managing a horse with a metabolic disorder is a lifetime dedication. Like a child having a peanut allergy, it will always be something you need to be cautions of.  There is no such thing as a safe pasture for horses with metabolic disorders.  However, there are strategies to reduce the risk. 

What's in your Balancer?

What's in your Balancer?

Ration Balancers pack a lot of nutrients into a small amount.  This is ideal for our "Good Doers".   Less calories, more nutrients. Here are a few ...

Winter Water

Winter Water

Winter Water Intake Winter is the most important time to ensure your horse has access to a constant supply of clean water.  A horse's weight consis...

How is your horse's nutrition similar to his dressage training?

How is your horse's nutrition similar to his dressage training?

How is your horse's nutrition similar to his dressage training? When you walk down the supplement aisle of your local feed store, a lot of products...

Helping Daisy

Helping Daisy

Meet Daisy. She is a newcomer to Gerdas Equine Rescue. She was neglected, had slipper hooves, laminitis, and untreated PPID. I will be Daisy's "Nutritional Sponsor", balancing her diet and guiding her nutrition through her recovery. 

What is a BALANCED diet?

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 s...

EMS Presentation

EMS Presentation

Spring can be a dangerous time for EMS/IR/PPID horses.  Here is a link to a PDF presentation I created on EMS.  Take a moment to look it over.  Kno...

Iron Levels in Vermont Hay

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 ...

Understanding Your Hay Analysis

Understanding Your Hay Analysis