Skinny Horse Help

Learn how to determine whether your horse is underweight and what feeding options are available for your hard keeper.

I have been approached many times in the past 15 years by owners of thin horses concerned about their charges. In some cases the owners were worried that well-meaning neighbors or even strangers would report their underweight horses to animal control officers. Many times these were simply owners of older or athletic horses with problems maintaining body weight. In this article we will explore some of the most commonly asked questions about how to manage “skinny” horses.

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