Horses should have access to salt at all times. I provide each of my horses with two salt blocks. One is a plain white salt block that is simply table salt; sodium chloride. The other is a calcium/phosphorus trace mineral salt block. It is sometimes called a 12:12 block because it contains 12% calcium and 12% phosphorus or an equal ratio of calcium to phosphorus, which is good for most adult horses.
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- Pacing Filly – What to do?
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- Horse Care – Ten Skin Ailments to Avoid
- Lightning Awareness for Riders and Horsekeepers
- When do you vaccinate your horses?
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- Horse Nutrition - Can a Horse Eat Too Much Salt?
- Horse Conformation and Training - Hollow Back
- When should I separate the mare and foal?
- Horse Behavior - Biting Children
- Miniature Colt Bites and has Other Behavior Problems
- In-Hand Training Checklist for You and Your Horse
- Removing Burdock Burrs from a Horse's Mane, Forelock and Tail
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