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Ep. 016: Am I Feeding My Horse the Wrong Type of Hay?

ABOUT THE SHOW HOSTS

Dr. Tania Cubitt

DR. TANIA CUBITT

Hailing originally from Australia, Dr. Tania Cubitt is one of Standlee’s resident nutrition experts, with both technical and practical life experience. She has a PhD in Equine Nutrition and Reproduction from Virginia Tech and raises black angus cattle, along with a few goats in Virginia.

Katy Starr

KATY STARR

From the western state of Idaho, Katy Starr works as a marketing consultant for Standlee Premium Western Forage, focusing on nutritional content. She has a bachelor’s degree in animal science and agribusiness from the University of Idaho, and partners with her husband in raising a small commercial cattle herd and their three girls.

Episode Details

On this episode, co-hosts Dr. Tania Cubitt and Katy Starr discuss the question, “Am I Feeding My Horse the Wrong Type of Hay?” including: • Grass (warm and cool season) hays versus legume hays • Should we feed one type of hay or multiple types of hay to our horses? • The pros and cons of teff, coastal bermuda, tifton, fescue, timothy, orchard grasses and alfalfa Have any topics you want to hear more about? Let us know at podcast@standleeforage.com.

Episode Notes

Additional Resources:

  1. “What Type of Hay Should I Feed My Horse?” Webinar with Presentation Notes - https://standleeforage.com/nutrition/nutritional-webinars/decrease-colic
  2. “What Type of Hay Should I Feed My Horse?” Quick Fact Sheet – https://www.standleeforage.com/files/fact-sheets/forage_types.pdf
  3. “What is the Right Kind of Forage for Your Horse?” Nutritional White Paper – https://www.standleeforage.com/nutrition/nutritional-papers/what-is-the-right-forage-for-your-horse/
  4. “Managing Body Condition with Forage” Nutritional White Paper – https://www.standleeforage.com/nutrition/nutritional-papers/managing-body-condition-with-forage/

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