Poll Recap: Horse Feeding Frequency

Of the 2,049 respondents, 698 (34%) said their horse receives hay twice per day, while 573 (28%) said their horse has continual access to hay.

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How often is your horse fed hay? We posed this question to our readers in last week’s online poll. More than 2,000 people responded, and we’ve tallied the results! 

Of the 2,049 respondents, 698 (34%) said their horse is fed hay twice per day, while 573 (28%) said their horse is free fed and has continual access to hay. Another 334 people (16%) feed their horse hay three times per day, and 252 (12%) feed their horse hay more than three times a day. Only 92 respondents (4%) feed their horse hay once per day. The remaining 100 respondents (5%) said their horse has another hay feeding frequency

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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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