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What to feed an overweight horse

What to feed an overweight horse
"Prevention is better than cure and that managing weight loss involves more than just reducing energy intake — horses need the right quality protein, vitamin and mineral support. Any weight loss programmes also must consider that horses are trickle feeders and cannot be left for long periods without forage.” Dr Pat Harris

A Cut Above the Rest? Understanding the differences between Hay and Haylage

A Cut Above the Rest? Understanding the differences between Hay and Haylage
Choice of forage should not only be based on which type of forage may be most suitable, but also what forage you can reliably source of good consistent quality.
As forage should comprise the majority of any horse’s diet, knowing a little more about where we are sourcing our forage from and what questions to ask from the provider is key in ensuring we make the best feeding decisions.