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Your Pasture Pharmacy: Final Part

October 2017 by Dr Mariette van den Berg, BAppSc (Hons), MSc, PhD (Equine Nutrition), RAnNutr, Certified Permaculture Design Consultant

In this exclusive series, Dr Mariette van den Berg has been uncovering the grazing life of horses - exploring the ways in which herbivores and the plants they eat have adapted to not just co-exist, but benefit each other and thrive. 

Most articles on pasture and grazing management tend to focus on the horse’s nutritional and behavioural needs. This series of articles looks closer at the complex interaction between horses and plants - how each responds when faced with the challenges of an ever changing landscape.