Give to Teff Research Studies at Washington State University

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Would you like to support Washington State University’s research of Teff – development, growing, managing, and improvement of its valuable properties? Please donate to WSU’s “Teff Hay for Horses Research” using this link.

When Your Veterinarian Recommends
Low Carbohydrate Horse Hay
We Are Here To Help

When Your Veterinarian Recommends
Low Carbohydrate Horse Hay
We Are Here To Help

LEARN

Low carbohydrate forage can benefit horses diagnosed as severely metabolic and/or overweight. Learn about the science behind low carb hay.

TRUST

Low carb hay resources listed in the LCHH Directory have completed LCHH’s Certification process. There are 3 levels of Certified Low Carb Hay, so you are in control.

LOCATE

Initially, the LCHH Certified growers & retailers directory is focused on the Pacific Northwest. We are diligently working to expand to all regions of the U.S.

VETERINARIANS

LCHH will provide you with the tools and resources for creating well balanced low carb diets for at-risk and diseased horses that you’ve diagnosed.

Read about LCHH in the Hay & Forage Grower Magazine

A growing trend of obesity and associated metabolic disorders are raising the horse industry’s need for alternative forage sources. Surveys indicate today that 20 to 30 percent of horses qualify as obese. The author is a freelance writer from Bozeman, Mont., and has her own communications business, Cowpunch Creative

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Working with Veteranians,
Growers & Universities to Refine
the Low Carb Horse Hay Product

Certified Low Carb Horse Hay
Through Reliable Testing
& Registration Controls

Expanding Network of Resources That Bring You
Convenience & Peace of Mind

Taking the Guesswork & Worry
Out of Providing Your Horse
with the Appropriate Diet

Working with Veteranians,
Growers & Universities to Refine
the Low Carb Horse Hay Product

Certified Low Carb Horse Hay
Through Reliable Testing
& Registration Controls

Expanding Network of Resources That Bring You
Convenience & Peace of Mind

Taking the Guesswork & Worry
Out of Providing Your Horse
with the Appropriate Diet

Consider the Statistics Around Our Horse Population & The Need for Low Carbohydrate Feed Sources

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% of U.S. Horse Population That Is Overweight

Of the 576,500 horses in Oregon, Washington & Idaho, 115,300 are overweight & predisposed to Laminitis. That represents 345,900 tons of needed Low Carb Hay in just the 3 states of the Pacific Northwest.

LCHH's Goal for 2017 Certified Low Carb Hay Growers. We Look Forward to Expanding Each Year & Providing Horse Owners with Forage Options!

  • Non-Structural Carbohydrates (NSC) Level: LOWEST @ 10% 10%
  • Non-Structural Carbohydrates (NSC) Level: MID RANGE @ 10.0% – 12.9% 12.9%
  • Non-Structural Carbohydrates (NSC) Level: HIGH @ 13.0% – 16.0% 16.00%

Low Carb Horse Hay Will Provide You with Sources Nationwide.

Today we have Growers & Retailers in the Northwest, but we are quickly expanding.

Please let us know if you have a need and we will do our best to find you a resource.

Get All the LCHH News Updates

You will receive notifications of new sources & hay science updates.
This service is FREE and there are no obligations.

We will not share your contact information with anyone!

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LCHH-Logo-FINAL-shadowWhy are we asking you to “join”?

We know your horse’s health is important and we want to be sure you are notified of any changes in Grower, Retail Store and Hay Hauler sources, and opportunities to locate sources nearer your barn.

•  Low Carb Horse Hay is based on science. Years of study and collaboration with agricultural experts in universities and the industry. Knowing the zip code, breed, and riding interests of our directory users will add knowledge to our studies of horse health needs, geographic concentrations and breeds that tend to need forage that is low in carbohydrates.

•  YOU decide if you want to receive: 1) all notifications of new resources and studies/articles regarding low carbohydrate forage, 2) only notifications of new sources, or 3) no notifications.

•  WE PROMISE never to share your identity (name/email) with anyone. We may share statistical information regarding zip codes, horse breeds and riding interests.

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Expand Your Customer Base!

Join the LOW CARB CIRCLE of suppliers for FREE (growers only pay the test fee)
and be and CERTIFIED as a reliable grower of Low Carb Horse Hay.
Every crop is tested every year.
It’s easy.  Apply and we will take care of the hay testing.

Give to Teff Research Studies at Washington State University

give-to-wsu

Would you like to support Washington State University’s research of Teff – development, growing, managing, and improvement of its valuable properties? Please donate to WSU’s “Teff Hay for Horses Research” using this link.