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2016-08-Dog-Cat-Eating

Everything You Need to Know about Dog & Cat Nutrition

Dogs and cats are very different species, and they have unique nutritional needs throughout their lifetimes that you as their caretaker should be aware of. While both dogs and cats are carnivores, dogs are functional carnivores while cats are obligate carnivores. Obligate carnivores are “true” carnivores because they depend on the nutrients found only in […]

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35 Years Young and Thriving on Purina

Meet Prince. He is thriving at 35 years old, thanks to the complete nutrition provided by Purina Equine Senior horse feed from The Cheshire Horse. As a senior citizen, Prince cannot chew hay anymore, so he relies on Purina Equine Senior feed three to four times a day. On occasion, he also enjoys bananas, cut […]

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Health Benefits of Omega Fatty Acids

Many people already have a basic understanding that supplementing flax seed in their horse‚Äôs diet improves hair coat quality and appearance by providing essential fatty acids (omega-3 and omega-6) or essential fatty acids (EFAs). What many people don’t know are the benefits that flax seed provides in addition to making the hair coat show quality. […]

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2015-04-HOW

Horse Owners Workshop April 30

You’re Invited to our Horse Owners Workshop! WHAT: A fun and informative evening event for horse owners with prizes, coupons, and refreshments WHERE: Best Western Hotel in Keene, 401 Winchester Street, Route 10 South WHEN: Thursday, April 30 6:30pm Registration 7:00pm Equine Gastric Ulcer Syndrome with Katy Raynor, DVM, New England Equine Medical & Surgical […]

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New The Honest Kitchen Pet Food

Many of us choose to eat foods that are made from pure, clean, ingredients that are sourced responsibly. Why shouldn’t our beloved pets? New dog and cat food from The Honest Kitchen is deemed human grade. These gourmet recipes are 100% natural and gently dehydrated. 15% off thru the end of January. Shop our selection […]

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Essential Omega Fatty Acids

Why all the talk about omega fatty acids lately? Unsure how to supplement your horse’s diet appropriately? An understanding of how omega-3 fatty acids function will help you determine the best diet for your horse. See the infographic here. What Are Omega Fatty Acids? Omega fatty acids are a form of polyunsaturated fat (fat molecules […]

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We’re Hiring: Lifestyle Feed Sales Specialist

Looking for a career in the equine industry? Purina Horse Feed and The Cheshire Horse are seeking a skilled sales professional to increase sales volume in a targeted market area. Lifestyle Feed Sales Specialist, The Cheshire Horse & Purina Mills – New Hampshire The Lifestyle Feed Sales Specialist will work with The Cheshire Horse and […]

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Nutritional Management of Insulin Resistant Horses

Equine metabolic syndrome (EMS) is not a specific disease, but rather a clinical syndrome with three principal components: obesity, hyperinsulinemia, and insulin resistance (IR). EMS horses are predisposed to a variety of health issues including laminitis, so proper dietary management of these animals is essential. Dietary management can address two strategies to treat EMS: increasing […]

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Equine Metabolic Syndrome (EMS)

What is Equine Metabolic Syndrome? Equine metabolic syndrome is a health problem that affects many horses that are considered easy keepers. Symptoms include large regional fat deposits, obesity, insulin resistance, and recurrent episodes of laminitis. Unfortunately in this day and age, obese horses are more the rule than the exception. Despite education by veterinarians and […]

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