THE 5 PILLARS OF ON COURSE EQUINE NUTRITION'S EDUCATION
Registration signs you up for all 5 lectures. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email and lecture #1 recording. After that, you will be "drip fed" lectures #2-#5 in three weeks along with optional homework worksheets and extra reading material. Emails arrive on Mondays and Wednesdays.
"GET A GRIP ON YOUR FEEDS & SUPPLEMENTS- THE FEEDFLIP METHOD"
Learn Natalie's FeedFLIP method of feeding horses and apply this simple principle to your current feed program to become the smartest feeder at your barn. Explore the range of feeds and supplements available and how to compare them in the most honest way possible. Natalie has developed simple tricks to breaking the feed label code and empowering horse owners to walk into the feed store like a boss!
"STOP GUESSING & START GLOATING- THE FORAGE FIRST FACTOR"
Stop GUESSING about what your horse truly requires in his diet from feeds or supplements! Now that you have a basic understanding of labels, it's important to back pedal to a clear understanding of your horses' primary forage source (i.e. hay or pasture). Natalie will teach you how to prioritize your forage factors to empower you, not only at the feed store, but with your hay distributor! This is not your typical boring nutrition lecture about horse hay. This is a power packed tool to help you save "TONS" of money for a lifetime of owning horses.
"EQUINE ENERGY BALANCE- CARBS VERSUS CALORIES"
Some of the most common questions when it comes to feeding horses is "How do I make a skinny horse fat?" and "How do I make a fat horse skinny?". We'll take that a step further using the information we've built upon in previous lectures to design diets that are appropriate for individual horses without spending MORE! Plus, what are these carbohydrates anyway and why are they good or bad for my horse(s)? We’ll take a magnifying glass to the ingredients list so you can decide for yourself.
"THE HITECH WORLD OF HORSE FEEDS & SUPPLEMENTS"
There is so much more in today's feeds and supplements than most people realize. Learn how to identify the different types of technologies (again by studying the ingredients list) so you don’t “double dip” and understand what they can do for you and your horse. We'll explore a wide range of supplements and find out if they add value to your horse's diet or not.
"GAINING FEED ROOM AUTONOMY & THE COST CALCULATOR"
In this lecture we complete our examination of feed & supplement labels by taking a closer look at the guaranteed analysis. Then, we consider what an average equine diet plan costs and how to calculate those costs for yourself using the cost calculator template. Finally, Natalie reviews all the tools you've been given in this lecture series to gain feed room autonomy!