Why Do Electrolytes Encourage Horses to Drink?
But now I’m concerned. Is it okay for him to drink that much water with electrolytes? Why would he drink so much? I’ve read about adding things like apple cider vinegar to water. Would that be better than using the electrolytes?
A.It’s great you’ve found a convenient way to encourage your horse to drink more water when he’s stalled. This is something a lot of owners struggle with.
There could be many reasons why your horse typically doesn’t drink much when he’s in a stall. First, it’s possible that he doesn’t drink much water when he’s outside, either. But because he likely must drink from a large trough or an automatic waterer, it might not be easy to tell how much he consumes when he’s turned out
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