The Problems with Protein

(post by Jason) Is a 16% protein feed the right thing to feed my horse? The short answer to that question is I don’t know. I’m going to spend the rest of this blog post explaining why I don’t know, and why protein is perhaps the most misunderstood and mysterious nutrient in most equine enthusiast’s toolbox. I want to start by saying protein is *important*. It’s impossible to build or repair muscle, adequately oxygenate blood or muscle, or do any number of other things if protein is deficient. The good news is that protein is very rarely deficient in...

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