Feeding horses has long been considered an art passed down from generation to generation. However, recent advances are rapidly making horse nutrition a more precise science. Research in horse nutrition has provided valuable information on the nutrient needs of all classes of horses.

In feeding broodmares, you must consider several important factors:

  • nutrient requirements of the particular class of horse being fed,

  • physiological events involved in pregnancy,

  • nutrient content of the feed,

  • physiological limitations to certain rations.

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