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Introduction

A nutritionist's role is to tailor a horse’s diet to their individual requirements. This will include identifying different supplements and whole foods to suit a horse’s individual lifestyle, breed and age, to identify health problems, to calculate precise nutritional requirements and effective diet plans and to asses and analyse the effect of a diet on the horse.

Great for

  • Individuals who have a keen interest in anatomy and physiology of the horse and understanding of the scientific impact of nutrition
  • A career which follows continually developing research

Nutritionists are typically either in the research sector, both researching and teaching, or working with a feed retailer in a commercial setting.

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