Standlee Barn Bulletin

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Equine Gastric Ulcers: Causes, Symptoms & Management

Equine Gastric Ulcers: Causes, Symptoms & Management

Horses are grazing animals –their digestive system is built to continually consume and digest small amounts of primarily fibrous material. Modern performance horses are meal fed high calorie feed stuffs with less emphasis placed on high quality fiber sources. This trend in feeding practices has led to...

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Standlee Spotlight: For The Love Of Llamas

Standlee Spotlight: For The Love Of Llamas

When a therapy llama enters a room, generally people go from being shocked, to grinning from ear to ear. The comment we most often receive is, "You made my day!" At facilities that receive regular visits, residents are all waiting in the lobby when we arrive; clamoring to be the...

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How Do I Feed My Horse? - Managing Forage Part 3

How Do I Feed My Horse? - Managing Forage Part 3

The horse has evolved as a grazing animal; pasture has played a pivotal role in equine nutrition. Reported intakes of fresh pasture by horses can range from 1.5% to 3.0% of body weight/day. Most horses today, however, are managed in far different conditions than their natural grazing environment. This is...

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The Kentucky Derby Traditions and the History Behind Them

The Kentucky Derby Traditions and the History Behind Them

Originated in 1875, The Kentucky Derby is a very well-known annual race in American history held at the Churchill Downs racetrack in Louisville Kentucky on the first Saturday in May. Along with the history, the Kentucky Derby has earned itself many sacred traditions. Here are a few of our favorite...

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Who Grows Our Forage?

Who Grows Our Forage?

We had the opportunity to chat with Jason Stanger, our Vice President of Standlee Ag Resources, who shared his favorite experience of this time of year, along with the biggest challenge.

Getting back into the fields and out the office is something he really looks forward to. Jason...

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