A great article from the The Equine Chronicle:
“Withholding Forage Before Exercise: Dr. Getty Debunks a Harmful Myth”
Should a horse’s stomach be empty while they are exercising? I always heard that feeding before riding is not a good idea. However Dr. Juliet Getty, an equine nutritionist, has come up with some new ideas, and it’s actually healthy for your horse to have a bit of food in its stomach. Dr. Getty also publishes a free monthly e-newsletter.
Read the article here:
Visit Dr. Juliet Getty’s excellent website here www.gettyequinenutrition.com