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Unformatted text preview: Nutrients are packaged in feedstuffs. Most common horse feeds contain all, or at least most, of the nutrients needed by the horse. Feeds differ not in the TYPE of nutrients they contain, but in the AMOUNT of each specific nutrient. SBM >> protein than oats Oats >> solCHO than SBM Hay >> structural CHO than oats Selection of FEED should be based on supplying the proper amount of nutrients required by an individual horse. Pregnant mares require a different set of nutrients than a backyard gelding. Race horses have different requirements than draft horses. Growing horses have different requirements than mature horses....
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- Spring '12