Fat Horses = Muzzles and Food Jail


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I own Miniature Horses. That means I have fat horses, unless I’m VERY careful. I also have a semi-retired Paint horse (Dusty, as seen in previous posts). He could eat the plank fence and stay fat.

It is difficult to reduce calories while maintaining the proper nutrional balance and exercise. Especially as an owner with a full-time job. That’s where a good muzzle and "food jail" come into play.

For those of you who live in dry climates where you have to feed hay if the horses are going to survive, it might sound a little like whining to say we have too much good grass in Central Kentucky. Dr. Michelle LeBlanc calls obesity a disease in this area. The grasses were bred for putting weight on cattle, and that works for horses too.

(Can someone develop a clap-on system for muzzles like they have for lights? Clap-on, muzzles go on. Clap-off, muzzles drop off

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