Tuesday, October 6, 2020

theHorse: Broodmare Nutrition: Preparing for Fall and Winter

Is your broodmare in good body condition and prepared for winter? A new article by theHorse.com can help you evaluate your mare's condition, and how to improve it as we head into fall. 

The article looks at how body condition scores are calculated, and at what point a low score can affect reproductive efficiency. They also point out that a too high score will probably not affect your mare's reproductive capacity, but might put her at risk for other issues.

It addresses pasture and hay, as well as concentrates and supplements.

Read the article here.

Photo credit: Guilhermegarcia90 / CC BY-SA (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0)

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