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Safely Change Your Horses Feeds & Forage

Horses have evolved to handle a wide variety of vegetation in their diet, but with a few key differences between the feral horse and the domesticated horse. A horse ranging freely in search of food consumes nutrients such as carbohydrates and fats in a very diluted form because grasses and other plants are at least 75 percent water. Wild horses also get a lot more exercise than domesticated horses, which is important to good gut function. We don?t really know exactly why, but research bears this

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Grass Clippings Bad for Horses

Grass clippings that stay on the pasture after mowing, where they can dry in small amounts, are generally not a problem. But never gather them into piles to feed them to your horse.

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Let 'Em Eat Hay

Find out what's new in equine nutrition including grass, hay and other feeds, from our expert in the field and learn how these changes might affect your horse's diet

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Grass: It's What's For Dinner For Your Horse

In many instances, a well maintained pasture is the perfect way to feed an adult horse. After all, horses didn't evolve with grain and baled hay on the menu. Horses browsed for their meals, and the nutritional content of the diet changed with the season, environmental conditions, and the range they traversed.