Horses sometimes eat apples when given by their owners as a treat. It is recommended to cut the apple in pieces to keep the animal from choking, and to feed it from a bucket or feed bag. Horses should not be fed more than one or two pieces of fruit.
Excessive fruit consumption may cause colic or founder, serious medical conditions for a horse. They should be penned in a way that eliminates any access to windfall fruit from a tree, as horses can consume too much in such situations. A horse should not be fed by hand, as it may develop a bad habit of nipping at clothes and fingers.Learn More
Mustang horses eat a varied vegetarian diet that includes grazing on grasses and forbs, and browsing on trees and shrubs. They also consume nutrients in areas of exposed soil where salt and mineral concentrations are high.Full Answer >
It is safe for dogs to eat apples, provided the apple has been cored. Apple seeds contain small amounts of cyanide, which can be harmful to dogs over time. Any human food given to dogs should be in moderation.Full Answer >
Hamsters can eat apples, however they should be prepared without the skin or seeds. It is also recommended that the apples be chopped into small pieces, particularly for baby hamsters.Full Answer >
Guinea pigs can safely eat apples. Because apples are acidic and contain natural fruit sugars, they should be fed infrequently and in small amounts. An appropriate portion is one slice of apple once or twice weekly.Full Answer >