University of Vermont

Equine Nutrition
This site links you to the following articles about nutrition:

  • Racehorse Feeding Practices
  • Biotin Supplements in Feed
  • Supplementing with Fat
  • Nutrition of Grazing Broodmares, Their Foals, and Young Horses
  • Change in Diet May be the Solution for Horses that Suffer from Tying Up

List of plants that are toxic to horses and gives links to each species to view a picture of each plant

Equine Journal
The following articles can be retrieved from this site:

  • Blister Beetles Pose Deadly Problem in Horse Hay
  • Creep Feeding Provides Needed Nutrients to Nursing Foals
  • Energy Needs of Horses Vital to Sound Feeding Management
  • Understanding Energy is a Key Part of Feeding Horses Correctly
  • Buying Hay
  • Selecting Hay

North Carolina State University
"Horse Feeding Management" - Cold weather feeding practices for horses
"Horse Feeding Management" - High-fat diets for horses

Purdue University
"Nutritional Management for Horses" - Anatomy, essential nutrients, rations, management techniques
"Selecting Quality Hay for Horses"
"Maximizing the Value of Pasture for Horses"

Southern States Cooperative
Scroll to and click on the title of the article to retrieve it.
The following articles can be found there:


  • Buying Better Hay
  • Forage Foundations
  • Growing Your Own Hay
  • Round Bales
  • Reduce Pasture Weeds
  • Colic Prevention
  • Electrolytes and Antioxidants
  • Feed Alternatives
  • Overweight Horse
  • Probiotics
  • Rice Bran
  • Vitamin E
  • Geriatric Horses
  • And Many More

University of Kentucky
Scroll down to view the following articles which require Adobe Acrobat Reader to view them:

  • ASC-111  Feeding Young and Growing Horses
  • ASC-112  Feeding the Broodmare
  • ASC-113  Nutrition of the Performances Horse
  • ASC-114  Basic Horse Nutrition
  • ASC-115  Formulating Rations for Horses
  • ASC-120  Forages for Horses
  • ASC-143  Equine Feeding Management
  • ASC-145  Condition Scoring for Your Horse

Kentucky Equine Research

Allows you to search the KER library for articles using keywords

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