Equine Diet Don'ts

The 5 most common horse feeding mistakes you might be making

Every day, multiple times a day, you feed your horse. It’s part of the lifestyle of owning horses, and we’ve all learned to appreciate the smell of freshly baled hay and molasses-flavored grain before we’ve had our own morning coffee.

And while you certainly take feeding your horse seriously, it’s easy to overlook some keys to success. Below, we’ll talk about five common mistakes you might be making and how to rectify the situation to improve your horse’s gut health and overall well-being.

1. Feeding by scoop or flake instead of by weight.

Raise your hand if you have ever defaulted to the statement, “My horse gets a scoop of that.”

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