The horse has evolved as a grazing animal; forage plays an essential role in equine health. Horses are non-ruminant herbivores, also known as a “hindgut fermenters.” Their digestive tract is made up...Read Post
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You may have heard the phrases: "Too much protein makes my horse crazy," "Not enough protein will cause loss of top-line muscle," "Excess protein will wear out the kidneys," and more. These phrases...Read Post
Understanding the energy or calorie content of your horses’ diet can be confusing. Horse owners certainly want their animals to have adequate energy, but not too much energy that may cause erratic...Read Post
At Standlee, we take the guess work out of premium forage that can be fed to your animals. Our premium forage has been managed and properly stored to maximize freshness and prevent environment damage....Read Post
Many horse owners haul their horses to competitions or to new areas for trail riding in the summer months. By far the most critical aspect of the hauling process is to keep horses adequately hydrated...Read Post