Resource Library - Free Choice Forage Feeding Concepts

The digestive tract of your horse is designed to have forage steadily flowing through it at all times. By making forage available, all day and all night, 24/7, you are feeding your horse in sync with they way nature intended. Whether it be hay, pasture, or a combination of both, letting your horse get the message that it is always there will allow him to self-regulate his intake and eat what his body needs. This is the only way to maintain health and long-term vibrancy. This applies to all horses, regardless of their activity level, body condition, or metabolic status.  

You can feed the most expensive feed and supplements, but none of it will truly matter if you do not respect and honor the way your horse was made. 

There are many reasons for this. The materials below provide you with insight on the reasons why, while offering you suggestions on how to get started. 

Spotlight on Nutrition Books ($14.95)

Articles (Free)

Tips (Free)

Research Reflections (Free)

Recorded Seminars ($9.95 each)

Interview Podcasts (Free)

Listen to Dr. Juliet Getty, special guest on Jim Swanner's, "All About Horses" radio program or Monty Roberts' Horsemanship radio as she discusses the following topic(s). Recordings are each 30 minutes in length.

"Feed Your Horse Like A Horse" (starting at $57.95)

  • Dr. Getty's comprehensive reference offering you information on a vast variety of topics. The "how" and "why" of free-choice forage feeding are addressed throughout the book.  

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