Article #1 How it's done in Sweden
Article #2 by Kathleen Crandell (Kentucky Equine Research)
Article #3 from The Horse
Article # 4 Kentucky Performance Products on Feeding Fats!
Article #5 Horse Nutrition from Endurance 101
Article # 6 Water the Overlooked Nutrient
Article # 7 Alfalfa for Distance Horses? (Maybe not)
Article #8 Electrolytes for the Endurance Horse
Article # 9 Magnesium the mineral Superhero
Read, enjoy, and discuss. Feeding the job at hand, electrolytes, and water are crucial to our horses ability to go the distance.
How do we know that perhaps we aren't getting it right?
- Does your horse hit the wall at some point during a ride, just run out of steam? It may not be a conditioning issue it may be a stored energy depletion.
- Is your horse experiencing metabolic issues even though you are riding slow? It may be a water and electroltye issue.
- Is your horse overly hot, anxious, sweating like a fool? It may be a mineral depletion issue.