Whole Food for Horses by Tigger Montague

Whole Food for Horses

byTigger Montague

Paperback | November 10, 2016

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At last, a book that clears up the confusion about feeding a whole food diet to horses! Veteran horse nutrition expert Tigger Montague has created a must-have resource for every horse owner, packed with easy-to-follow, practical information on: understanding basic principles of a whole food diet; a complete breakdown of all essential whole food components; foods for specific issues such as recovery, immunity, GI tract health, performance, metabolic imbalances and allergies; ways to improve soil and pastures; understanding ingredients in commercial equine feeds; understanding chemicals in commercial equine shampoos and cleaners and why your horse may be sensitive to them; complete sample diets for easy and hard keepers, heavy and light work horses, seniors and more!

Tigger Montague has spent most of her life with horses. From riding ponies as a child, to training and competing in eventing and dressage as an adult, her passion for horses and animals has been a lifelong dedication. With over 30 years in the nutrition business, both human and equine, she combines her experience with deep investigation of both the science and the philosophies of food and nutrition. Her company, BioStarUS, has pioneered the formulation and production of whole, non-GMO, raw food supplements for horses and dogs.

Title:Whole Food for HorsesFormat:PaperbackDimensions:174 pages, 8.5 X 5.5 X 0.4 inPublished:November 10, 2016Publisher:BookLocker.com IncLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1634919068

ISBN - 13:9781634919067

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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Table of Contents

Preface Introduction Where''s the Food? Commercial Processed Feed: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly The Whole Food Diet Whole food: What it is, what it isn''t Hay Protein Fats Vitamins, Minerals, Enzymes, and Other Nutrients Basic Nutritional Information on Whole Food Components Gut Microbiota and Equine Health Yeast How to Feed a Whole Food Diet Feeding for Immune Health Feeding for Joint Health Feeding for Healthy Hooves Feeding for Recovery Feeding for the Metabolic Horse Feeding for the Hindgut Ulcer Horse Feeding for Lyme Disease Support / EPM Support The Road Less Traveled Appendices APPENDIX A - An Ode to Dirt APPENDIX B - Metal toxicity and other environmental contaminants APPENDIX C - Shampoos: A Chemical Soup APPENDIX D - The Benefits of Beer APPENDIX E - The Rise of Western Medicine in the U.S. APPENDIX F - Ayurveda: The Oldest Medicine on Earth AFTERWORD - What Horses Used to Eat: Feeding Horses in 1858 Acknowledgements Bibliography About the Author