Trace Minerals – the Missing Link in Forage Quality
Natural forage may not contain sufficient quantities of trace minerals equines need. Analysis of forage is required and missing nutrients added with supplemental feed to assure optimal health.
Understanding the quantity of nutritional components in forage equines eat is essential to anyone concerned about the long term health of their animals. Trace minerals are a vitally important component.
Here’s a short list of resources you can go to fully understand the vital function of trace elements and associated signs to help you keep your horses healthy:
How to determine the nutrient content of the forage your animals eat.
Excellent YouTube video about Taking a Hay Sample from the University of Minnesota
Learning more about how your horse’s gut works and how it can directly affect it’s health
Learn how to recognize health issues if they arise
Here’s a great resource at that will greatly increase your level of understanding about the important functions trace minerals have in the health of your equines. Learn a lot more…