Poll Recap: Feeding Alfalfa

Of the 1,244 respondents, 504 (41%) said they feed their horses alfalfa hay.

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When you dish up your horse’s daily ration, is alfalfa included? In last week’s online poll, we asked our readers if they fed their horses alfalfa. More than 1,200 people responded, and we’ve tallied the results!

Of the 1,244 respondents, 504 (41%) replied yes, they feed their horses alfalfa hay. Another 149 respondents (12%) said they feed their horses alfalfa pellets, while 119 individuals (10%) give their horses alfalfa cubes. An additional 100 respondents (8%) said they feed their horses other forms of alfalfa, and the remaining 372 respondents (30%) said they do not include alfalfa in their horses’ diets.

Additionally, more than 150 people commented about their alfalfa-feeding tendencies:

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Jennifer Whittle, TheHorse.com Web Producer, is a lifelong horse owner who competes with her Appaloosas in Western performance events. She is a University of Kentucky graduate and holds a bachelor’s degree in Community Communications and Leadership Development, and master’s degree in Career, Technical, and Leadership Education. She currently lives on a small farm in Lawrenceburg, Kentucky.

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