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All About Hay - Horses


Advice on choosing which type of hay is best for your horse The decision about what kind of hay to feed your horse is not an easy one, even if you know a thing ...

Best Hay To Feed Your Horse | Sweetwater Nutrition®


Here is a consolidated overview of some of the differences between hays to help you decide which is the best hay to feed your horse.

7 Most Common Horse Feeding Mistakes | EQUUS Magazine


We do our best to feed our horses well--and we generally succeed. ... Ideally, the average horse's ration is primarily hay and pasture grass, with modest amounts ...

Horse hay: how to identify the good stuff - Nutrition - Horsetalk.co.nz


Nov 4, 2012 ... Commercial farmers turned their backs on conventional bales years ago, but horse owners generally prefer them because they're easy to feed ...

The Rules of Feeding Your Horse : The Humane Society of the ...


Apr 26, 2015 ... Proper feeding is a critical part of equine care. ... Many pleasure and trail horses don't need grain: good-quality hay or pasture is sufficient.

Selecting Quality Hay for Horses - Southern States Cooperative


Good quality hay or pasture should make up at least half of most horse's diets. Horses ... (mold toxins), so if a bale doesn't smell right, don't feed it to your horse.

Hay is for Horses, on How to Feed Hay SUCCEED Equine


Jan 7, 2016 ... Here are the best practices for feeding horses hay safely and appropriately, encouraging their digestive & overall health while discouraging ...

Selecting Quality Hay for Horses - Purdue Agronomy


The quality of that forage, the composition of the hay, and the way the hay is delivered to the horse are all fundamental for good horse feeding. This publication ...

Hay Quality and Horse Nutrition - American Association of Equine ...


When feeding alfalfa, there may also be a need to include a palatable, ... A good- quality grass hay may meet most of the adult horse's basic nutritional needs.

Hays for Horses and Their Characteristics - eXtension


Jul 3, 2013 ... Oat Hay. Oat hay is an excellent feed for horses. ... Alfalfa hay is one of the best hays fed to horses. ... Alfalfa hay is high in good-quality protein.

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Did You Know? | My Horse University


What are the principles of feeding hay to horses? ... The compromise for many U.S. horses is a good quality grass-alfalfa mix hay. Some common forage species ...

Hay For Horses: Alfalfa Or Grass? - UCD Alfalfa - UC Davis


timothy hay and oats are the best feeds for horses, and that alfalfa and corn spell ... hay may not be the best feed for all horses in all situations, but it contains ...

ID-146: Choosing Hay for Horses


Many different types of hay are acceptable in horse feeding programs. Local availability ... Without a doubt the best hay for horses is clean hay. Hay that is moldy ...