Rachel Mottet is a PhD student at the University of Minnesota and a full time Equine
Specialist for Purina Animal Nutrition. She specializes in dietary programs for
performance horses, horses with metabolic myopathies, senior horses, broodmares
to foals and everything in between! Her job takes her all over the state of
Minnesota working with horse owners to come up with a nutrition program that is
right for each individual horse. Rachel also owns a warmblood, Titan, with whom
she competes with in the sport of three day eventing.
Nutrition Myth Busters! Fact or Fiction on Popular Equine Nutrition Topics
Ever wonder if corn or soy is making your horse crazy? Is starch evil?
Does your horse need an organic or GMO free diet? Do probiotics prevent
colic? Let’s discuss these and other hot
topics related to your horse’s diet. We will debunk them, prove them to
be true, or discuss where the scientific community is at in researching
them if the jury is still out. You may be surprised to learn what is
fact and fiction.