Yeast

Limiting Starch in the Performance Horse

There are lots of different opinions today when it comes to added energy sources for performance horses. Here is one to consider that I feel makes the most sense:

How Yeast Works in Horses

We have already discussed the fact that the digestive system of the horse evolved to use roughage (hay or pasture) as its primary source of energy. Digestion of this roughage relies on a healthy population of beneficial bacteria in the hind gut to assist in the breakdown of this most vital component in your horse’s diet.