Pellets offer a better advantage over the traditional feed. Up until today there was not been a disadvantage to using pellets.
Feeding Directions are guidelines
only and should be used as a starting point
and adjusted to meet individual needs.
There are natural variations in feedstuffs.
The temperament of the individual
horses may influence energy requirements by
as much as 20%.
Many horses may benefit from the
addition of a vitamin mineral supplement
that is designed for the particular age or purpose
of the horse.
All horses should be fed at least
1.5lb per 100lb body wgt. of forage, pellets,
hay or pasture per day.
These feeding instructions were calculated
using energy requirements as published
The energy yield of each ration is
calculated by using published values for each
major ingredient as well as analysis of local
These directions are based upon energy
requirements only and do not include
protein or vitamins and minerals.
Accuracy and timing of feeding horses
are creatures of habit. For best results
the feeding habit schedule should be very
consistent from day to day.
Accuracy of feeding can save the horse
owner considerable cost. If possible, the
feed should be weighed at each feeding.
Adjustment can be made when necessary
to maintain proper weight or work load.
If a scale is not available in the feed
room, a scoop or large (coffee) can, can
be used but should be checked for
Caution: Follow your veterinarian’s recommended
for health care and worming
Provide clean, fresh water at all times.
Broodmare should receive a vitamin and
mineral supplement. Breeding time, the
last 90 days of gestation and lactation
that a supplement will be beneficial to
prevent mineral deficiencies.