Okay, My Haflinger mare is currently on paprika to keep her from fading, 100% pasture w/ a run in and is groomed daily(even if all I have time for is to run a curry and brush over her). She is a pony and has no trouble gaining weight, however she is active enough in the pasture(she gallops around all over the place, jumps the middle divider fence, jumps trees, brush, bushes, somewhat tall grass, the mini, etc) and I work with her whenever I can(she is only 3 so it is all ground work) so she stays at a good weight. But she isn't very shiny and I plan on showing her. I've heard of feeding them vegetable oil to help increase the shine, but I've also heard it can be used to add calories and weight to horses That is the last thing she needs. She doesn't get a grain ration but gets a vitamin supplement along with her paprika.