10 Reasons Why All Equestrians Should Consider Teff Hay

I love forages. As an equine nutrition consultant for nearly 10 years in the Pacific Northwest, I have a handful of mantras that I've developed over the years. One such mantra is “solve problems with forage first”. Most horses are fed proportionally far more forage...

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The 10 Do’s and Don’t of Shopping for Low Carb Hay

There are few equine ownership responsibilities fraught with less anxiety than sourcing and stacking hay for the year. I know the feeling all too well. When you're shopping for "low carb" hay that anxiety can be even more intense due to the increased number of factors...

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2016 Oregon Hay Royalty Crowned

On November 19th, 2016 I was invited to witness the infamous Oregon Hay and Forage Association’s (OHFA) annual Hay King Contest! I’m not lying when I say that learning that this event existed may have been the catalyst for my entire life as I currently know it! [For...

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Looking for Teff in Downtown Seattle

Teff grass has consumed my life. So, of course, I am aware that teff is the traditional, staple crop of Ethiopia. It’s tiny seed is one of the ancient grains that arose from Mesopotamia and is still used today to make a flat bread called injera. Having fully engrossed...

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Variability & Availability of Teff Hay for Horses

The extremely high variability and low availability of teff hay appropriately packaged for horses, is what inspired lowcarbhorsehay.com! The current body of literature tells us that teff hay has tremendous potential for horses with metabolic, digestive and allergic...

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