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Horse Owner Services

  • Online Full Dietary Evaluation for your horse

    • $250/horse

    • Determines how current diet meets your horse’s nutritional requirements based on the National Research Council’s Nutrient Requirements of Horses  

    • Report on calcium: phosphorus ratio, zinc to copper ratio and iron to copper ratio; Report on total non structural carbohydrate content of the diet

    • Discuss any issues and concerns

    • Make general recommendations to increase/decrease nutrients as needed

    • Includes general questions and feedback for improvements

    • Discount if multiple (>3) horses on same hay/feeds are analyzed ($175 each)

    • Owner must provide weight estimate of horse, body condition score, activity level, health history, pictures, etc.

    • Owner must provide information and weights of all feeds and supplements offered, hay/pasture analysis (improves accuracy of the evaluation), weight of hay fed, information about pasture

    • Includes a reasonable amount of follow up questions

    • Includes a 30 min phone call if needed

 

  • In Person Full Dietary Evaluation for your horse

    • $300/horse, plus travel 

    • Physical examination of your horse to estimate body weight and condition

    • Weighing of all feeds and hay offered daily, pasture inspection, can take hay sample for analysis (cost of hay analysis not included, but I can send it in and add the cost to your invoice)

    • Receive same as Online Full Dietary Evaluation

    • Discount if multiple (>3) horses on same hay/feeds are analyzed ($200 each)

    • No mileage if horse is at a horse show at the NC Hunt Horse Complex in Raleigh

    • Includes a reasonable amount of follow up questions

 

  • New Diet Formulation & Evaluation

    • $350/horse (+$50 and travel if includes site visit)

    • Based on discussion with the horse owner, new feeds/supplements selected, new dietary formulation and evaluation

    • New dietary evaluations of a previously evaluated horse cost between $50-150/horse depending on complexity of the diet

 

  • Feeding Program Evaluation for your facility and horses

    • $200/hr site visit, plus mileage

    • Evaluation of horses and feeds available, can take hay sample for analysis

    • General recommendations for your feeding program

    • Fee waived if Full Dietary Evaluation performed on at least 3 horses

  • Educational Seminars/Webinars for your boarders and/or students of any age

    • Specifically designed for your group to meet your interests

    • $300 for 2 hr talk/discussion, plus mileage

    • Discounts for educational groups (eg. 4H, Pony Club)

  • Other services available to suit your needs

    • Batch feed formulation (design your own feed for your barn)

    • Hay analysis interpretation

    • Supplement selection

    • Etc.

  • Hourly rate – calls, questions, discussion of current feeding program, etc.   

    • $200/ hr

  • Travel Mileage

    • Driving time billed at half hourly rate

    • $0.655/mile from Raleigh

    • No mileage counted if horse is at NC Hunt Horse Complex or Carolina Horse Park when I'm there 

    • Hay and Pasture analysis available at additional cost via Equi-analytical

      • This significantly increases the accuracy of your evaluation

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