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Ep. 003: Why Horses Need to Eat Fiber

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, Dr. Cubitt and Katy discuss the uniqueness of the horse’s digestive system, how much hay a horse needs to consume, how much additional hay your horse needs when it gets cold, windy and/or rainy, if certain types of hay are more digestible than others and if you should feed your horse hay or grain first. Have any topic ideas you want to hear more about? Let us know podcast@standleeforage.com.

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