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ATERAK NUTRITION - Grain Tip Tuesday: Inspecting Your Feed & Clumps

One of the most important things horse owners should do is inspect their feed prior to feeding. Having a well-lit feed room is helpful. Inspecting your feed can reveal things like clumps...but, not all clumps are bad! Here is some info on inspecting your feed and examples of clumps you may find.

Aterak Nutrition - Grain Tip Tuesday: 

Why You Should Watch Your Horse Eat

Watching your horse eat can give you lots of important information about their eating habits and issues related to why they may not finish their food. Healthy eating habits include productive chewing, swallowing, not coughing, not dropping food, and finishing all of the food in the feed pan. Watch the video for examples of productive eating and what to look for in the feed pan! ​

ATERAK NUTRITION - Thank you, customers!

A SPECIAL THANK YOU TO ALL OF OUR ATERAK FAMILY MEMBERS! Without your support and encouragement, we probably wouldn't spread our wings to new platforms (like Youtube!) and push ourselves to deliver to you brand new content and answers to common questions.

Aterak Nutrition - Grain Tip Tuesday: 

Nutrition is not a Recipe

Nutrition is not a recipe, and exchanging certain ingredients for others, or simply omitting important ones is not a simple feat. Qualities and nutrients are lost in exchanging certain things for others, such as exchanging soybeans for flax. It is important to remember that each horse's nutrition is completely unique to them!

ALLISON TRILL of ATERAK NUTRITION | Tips for Entrepreneurs: Find your Team!

For all of those small business owners out there trying to start, establish, and grow their own businesses, here's a tip for you! Find your team - this does not mean your paid employees handling day to day tasks, this is your group of trusted mentors to help you bounce ideas off of and to help objectively analyze your performance and strategies.

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Paul Dunn Speaks on Soybeans

Soy is a large topic in the equine nutrition industry. Paul Dunn, owner of Mule City Feeds in Benson NC speaks about how the process of milling soybeans in Aterak feed impacts the quality of the nutrition opposed to other methods of processing, as found in other types of commercial horse feed.

ALLISON TRILL of ATERAK NUTRITION | Tips for Entrepreneurs: Be Transparent!

One of the biggest challenges that I have faced as an entrepreneur is customers and community members having unrealistic expectations or assumptions about the success of my business. My advice to small-business owners and other entrepreneurs is to be open, honest and transparent about the stage of growth that your business is in, as well as to always convey the true value of the product and service you're offering. Customers - SUPPORT YOUR LOCAL SMALL BUSINESSES!

Aterak Nutrition | CUSHING'S SERIES: What are NSC's? | Grain Tip Tuesday

Our newest video series for Grain Tip Tuesday: ALL ABOUT CUSHING'S! Today we dive into what NSC's are, or non-structural carbohydrates. They're very important for your horse's overall health! 

Aterak Nutrition | CUSHING'S SERIES: NSC'S For Fat Synthesis | Grain Tip Tuesday

We’re back with another video in our NSC series - a very popular and widely debated horse feed topic! Last video we explained what NSC’s are. Today, here’s some more info on why NSC’s are so essential for horses and how they help breakdown fat.