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The one issue on which all horse owners agree is that proper diet and nutrition are the most essential aspects of horse care. In Storey's Guide to Feeding Horses, equine nutritionist Melyni Worth addresses the many ways in which diet impacts a horse's health, temperament, and performance. Worth covers the basics, discussing the details of the nutrients every horse needs, and how to calculate rations based on the horse's body weight. She also explains the benefits of grains and grasses, as well as the relative value of additives and herbal supplements. And, she teaches owners how to design a balanced feeding program for their horses.