The Horse Nutrition Podcast

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Vaulting is one of the oldest and most beautiful equestrian sports, requiring an extreme amount of athleticism from both humans and horses. This episode explores the world of this unique sport and what it takes to compete among the world’s elite vaulting horses, including the nutrition needed for long-burning energy and muscle recovery that the sport demands. This a part of Purina’s Full Rein series. To hear more about vaulting horses and other extraordinary equines in action, visit www.purinamills.com/full-rein for films, interviews and podcasts. Guests and Links - Vaulting, Dancing on Horseback! Host:  Lisa Wysocky, Author and Clinician Guest: Olivia Griswold of Garrod Farms Guest:  Dr. Anna Pesta, Nutritionist, Equine Technical Solutions Visit: You can take part in a feed trial, to learn more about that, just go to Purina.
Ever wonder who supplies and trains the horses you see in the movies? Get behind-the-screen insights about the life of a movie wrangler and what it takes to prepare and nourish horses for long days on Hollywood sets. This is part of Purina’s Full Rein series. To hear about some of these veteran therapy horses and other extraordinary equines in action, visit www.PurinaMills.com/fullrein for documentary films, interviews and podcasts. Guests and Links - Lights, Camera, Giddy-up!  Host:  Lisa Wysocky, Author and Clinician Guest: Clay Lilley from Movin On Livestock NM Guest:  Dr. Anna Pesta, Nutritionist, Equine Technical Solutions Visit: You can take part in a feed trial, to learn more about that, just go to Purina.
Equine-assisted therapies are becoming an effective tool in helping veterans affected by PTSD. This episode not only highlights one of these programs and their annual 20-mile ride to raise awareness, it also follows the journey of a battle-scarred stallion helping countless veterans find peace. This is part of Purina’s Full Rein series. To hear about some of these veteran therapy horses and other extraordinary equines in action, visit www.PurinaMills.com/fullrein for documentary films, interviews and podcasts. Guests and Links - Supporting Horses and Veterans: Host:  Lisa Wysocky, Author and Clinician Guest: Meggan Hill-McQueeney of Bravehearts  Guest: Dr. Kelly Vineyard, Senior Equine Nutritionist with Purina Animal Nutrition Visit: You can take part in a feed trial, to learn more about that, just go to Purina.
The Purina Animal Nutrition Center has been helping horses receive better nutrition since 1926, conducting thousands of research studies. This episode highlights their world-renowned breeding program that delivers and raises foals that go on to do great things in the real world and the role nutrition plays in it all. This is part of Purina’s Full Rein series. Guests and Links - Purina Animal Nutrition Center, Feeding and Breeding Host:  Lisa Wysocky, Author and Clinician Guest: Mike Jerina is the manager of the horse research facility at the The Purina Animal Nutrition Center. Guest: Dr. Mary Beth Gordon, Director of Equine Research and New Product Development at Purina Animal Nutrition Visit: You can take part in a feed trial, to learn more about that, just go to Purina.
​Charro performances are a tradition that dates back to 17th century Spain and has influenced many cultures, including American cowboys. This episode features the show’s most celebrated performer, Jerry Diaz, who discusses what’s expected of charro horses and how he helps mold them into incredibly respectful and responsive athletes.  This is part of Purina’s Full Rein series. To see charro horses and other extraordinary equines in action, visit www.PurinaMills.com/fullrein for documentary films, interviews and podcasts.  Guests and Links - The Art of Charro Horsemanship Host:  Lisa Wysocky, Author and Clinician Guest: Charro Jerry Diaz of Charro Jerry Diaz Guest: Karen Davison, PhD, Director of Equine Technical Solutions at Purina Visit: You can take part in a feed trial, to learn more about that, just go to Purina.
Want to learn more about the science that fuels the world’s hardest working horses? We’ll hit the ground running with Lou, a three-year-old grey quarter horse gelding and a rising star in research and innovation at the Purina Animal Nutrition Center, often called “The Farm.” Lou’s story is part of Purina’s “Full Rein” series. To see other extraordinary horses in action, visit www.PurinaMills.com/fullrein for documentary films, interviews and podcasts.
Hit the road with a backstage pass. In this episode, we’re heading down to Grant’s Farm in St. Louis to find out what it takes to make the cut as one of the Budweiser Clydesdales, the rock stars of the horse world. Link to Sound File for Sight Impaired:  Click Here Host:  Lisa Wysocky, Author and Clinician Guest: Amy Trout, assistant animal curator at Grants Farm Guest: Robert Jacobs, Equine Technical Innovation Manager at Purina Animal Nutrition Visit: Purina Animal Nutrition
Meet Smoky, the horse who guides riders through mountain passes, dizzying heights, and even grizzly bears. Join us as we travel to Big Sky Country to explore the science that fuels Mountain Guide Horses in Glacier National Park.  Smoky’s story is part of Purina’s “Full Rein” series. To see other extraordinary horses in action, visit www.PurinaMills.com/fullrein for documentary films, interviews and podcasts. 
The horses of Maine Mounted Search and Rescue will walk through fire to complete their mission. Literally. Find out what it takes to train and qualify for one of the country’s most elite mounted search and rescue squads.
At Vinceremos Therapeutic Riding Center, Paralympians get a chance to heal and maybe win a medal or two. Find out what it takes to fuel horses who are both world-class therapists and athletes. This is part of Purina’s “Full Rein” series. To see other extraordinary horses in action, visit www.PurinaMills.com/fullrein for documentary films, interviews and podcasts.
Dr. Wendy Ying and Dr. Mary Beth Gordon look at "A Day in the Life of a Research Horse".  They discuss what goes on with the research horses at the Purina Research Farm, from mares and babies to the amazing homes they find after they leave Purina.  Plus, they speak with Clinician Kerry Kuhn about why he likes to work with the Purina horses.  Listen in...
Dr. Wendy Ying and Dr. Kelly Vineyard take a look at some of the most common equine nutrition myths. They attempt to verify or bust some of the most common myths that include bran mash, corn, beet pulp, oats and reading the feed tag.  Listen in...
Dr. Wendy Ying and Dr. Anna Pesta look at obesity and Insulin Resistance. They speak about Cushings vs. EMS, Insulin Resistance, Equine Metabolic Syndrome, body condition scoring, feeding guidelines and offer practical recommendations for the various situations.  Listen in...
Dr. Wendy Ying and Dr. Karen Davidson look at getting your foal off to the right start. They take you from feeding mom through the weaning and chat with Natalie DiBerardinis, Managing Director of Hilltop Farm, one of the largest sport horse stallions operations in America.   Listen in…
Dr. Wendy Ying and Mike Jerina take a look at the amazing relationship that Purina has with the Budweiser Clydesdales, as they are joined by Amy Trout , Supervisor at the Clydesdale Stable at Grants Farm.  Listen in...
Dr. Wendy Ying and Dr. Robert Jacobs take a look at your horses gut.  They discuss the signs and symptoms of gastric ulcers, the risk and causative factors of ulcers and take a look at the diagnosis and treatment.  Plus, they speak with World Champion Barrel Racer Brittany Pozzi about how she deals with ulcers in her competition horses.   Listen in...
Dr. Wendy Ying and this is Dr. Mary Beth Gordon take a look at what makes a senior a senior. They discuss how to tell if your horse or pony is a senior, how to feed them, the role hay and forage plays and feeding horses with special needs. Plus, they speak with Kate MacPhail of Takoda Farm on how she feeds her senior horses.  Listen in...
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Podcast Details

Created by
Horse Radio Network
Podcast Status
Hiatus/Finished
Started
Nov 11th, 2018
Latest Episode
Aug 5th, 2020
Release Period
Weekly
Episodes
17
Avg. Episode Length
30 minutes
Explicit
No
Order
Episodic
Language
English

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