Horse Talk Podcast: Performance Horse Nutrition


Horse Talk is back with another episode on Equine Nutrition for Performance Horses sponsored by our From the Experts sponsors and friends at Kentucky Equine Research!

In this episode, Host, Lauren Abbott, and Guest, Katie Young, Ph.D, Equine Nutritionist with KER, get into all the main areas of selecting the right nutrition plan for your equine athlete. Katie breaks down different kinds of equine disciplines and exercises: aerobic verse anarobic, how they are different and how they each require different feed and fuel for horses.

Katie also breaks down important minerals, vitamins, carbohydrates, and fats that are needed in equine feeds and how they each play a role in a horse's overall performance and peak condition. 

Lauren talks about how balanced feeds have evolved over the last 20 to 30 years and how major feed brands have developed high quality feeds that make it easy to properly feed your performance horses.

We will be back next week with our Training Tip Tuesday conversation with Co-Host and Horse Trainer, Robyn Miller, to breakdown horse training methods that help horses become the best versions on themselves, and discuss many points from this nutrition talk and how it is important in training.

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Lauren Abbott

Lauren is a lifelong equestrian. She was born and raised in Memphis, Tenn. Lauren has worked in Journalism for over 20 years and has served as a staff writer, designer, photographer, audience and business development consultant, & advertising senior executive. She is the Owner & Publisher of MSHR, and CEO of Ford Abbott Media, LLC, the parent company of the Horse Review and Hunt & Field Magazine.

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