The Gift of Knowledge is Priceless

For the horse lover on your holiday list, books make ideal, meaningful gifts. The seven Spotlight on Equine Nutrition books by Juliet M. Getty, PhD, are filled with valuable information to optimize horses’ health through sound, scientifically based nutritional practices.

Spotlight on Equine Nutrition books delve deeply into topics of keen interest to horse owners and managers. Offering a concise, easy-to-read, “how to” approach, each volume is rich in information hard to find in one place, along with answers to questions, recommendations on relevant supplements, and guidelines that you can put to immediate use. On sale for the holidays, each “classroom in a book” is priced right now at $12.95 (regularly $14.95). Buy signed and personalized copies for gifts on Getty’s website,, and get even deeper discounts with package pricing. The horse lovers on your holiday list will prize these gifts from you.

Currently offered topics:
Equine Digestion–It’s Decidedly Different
Digestion is the foundation of your horse’s health. This book explains the function and form of the digestive tract and shows you how to feed in sync with the way your horse is made.

Equine Cushing’s Disease–Nutritional Management
Equine Cushing’s disease is an incurable, progressive disorder that can lead to fatal infections, colic, muscle wasting, and laminitis. The nutritional management method explained here can slow the disease progression and greatly improve the quality of life for the horse with Cushing’s.

Joint Health–A Nutritional Perspective
Joints, like all tissues in the body, rely on nutrients for maintenance and repair. Random supplementing without first establishing a nutritional foundation is a waste of effort and money; in this volume, learn the necessary elements for your horse’s joint health.

Whole Foods & Alternative Feeds
Variety is not simply the spice of life for a horse; it’s the key to his good health. In this volume, Dr. Getty discusses the many benefits of adding whole foods—from berries to nuts—to round out the horse’s diet for optimal health.

Aging Horse: Help Your Horse Grow Old with Dignity and in Health
Second edition–Expanded and Updated
The aged horse offers us wisdom, experience and confidence. Helping him grow old in good health and with dignity depends on the sound nutritional practices explained in this volume.

Easy Keeper: Making it Easy to Keep Him Healthy
Equine obesity is a difficult yet highly common issue all over the world. This volume looks at the causes, prevention, and solutions, explains the effect of hormonal responses and exercise on equine weight, and outlines appropriate feeding approaches. The Easy Keeper offer four keys to successful equine weight management that not only work, but bring benefits far beyond reducing the horse’s girth.

Laminitis: A Scientific and Realistic Approach
Laminitis presents a heartbreaking dilemma that can end a promising equine career. In these pages, Dr. Getty explains the causes and treatments of laminitis, and offers prevention strategies as well as practical solutions that can return a stricken horse to a useful, healthy life.

Also on sale for the holidays on Getty’s website is Feed Your Horse Like A Horse, her comprehensive book on equine nutrition.

Juliet M. Getty, PhD, is an internationally respected, independent equine nutritionist who believes that optimizing horse health comes from understanding how the horse’s physiology and instincts determine the correct feeding and nutrition practices. Getty’s website,, offers a generous stock of free, useful information for the horseperson. Sign up for her free monthly newsletter, Forage for Thought; browse her library of reference articles; shop her online store of recommended supplements; search her nutrition forum; and purchase recordings of her educational teleseminars. All of Dr. Getty’s books are also available from Amazon and other online retailers. Reach Dr. Getty directly at






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