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Horses in pasture

Sampling Horse Pasture for Analysis

The key to accurate pasture analysis is sampling multiple grazing sites. For best results, randomly select 12 to 20 sites where horses have been grazing and clip a handful of forage at grazing height.

KER Research

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nutrient digestibility

How is Nutrient Digestibility Determined in Horses?

Using 30 different diets, KER calculated digestibilities for numerous diets, yielding valuable information on nutrient requirements and interactions.


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Chestnut Quarter Horse

Melanoma Incidence Lower in Quarter Horses

A recent study conducted at the University of Minnesota indicated that older gray Quarter Horses may develop melanomas less frequently than horses of other breeds, possibly because of genetic mutations responsible for variations in coat color

General Interest

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Horse getting medicine with syringe

Giving Pills to Horses: More Ideas to Avoid a Fight

Getting medications into horses can be a challenge. Some of the pills have a bitter taste or an unappealing odor, and horses can be quite uncooperative about swallowing them.