Feeding your horse a complete and balanced diet is important for their health, but knowing their feed, hay, and supplements requirements can be confusing. Our veterinary team offers nutritional consulting to help ensure your horse’s diet meets their nutritional requirements. Considerations include:
- Water — Always ensure your horse has access to fresh, clean water.
- Forage — Forage is the most important part of your horse’s diet. Grass and good quality hay should make up the majority of their diet.
- Concentrates — Concentrates such as oats and corn, if needed, should be fed in small portions several times a day and should not exceed 0.5% of your horse’s body weight per feeding.
- Supplements — Most commercial feeds provide adequate vitamins and minerals, but you should consult our veterinary professionals to determine if your horse requires additional supplements.