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    05-09-2009, 10:31 AM
  #1
Yearling
feeding horses fruit

I was just curious to no if horses can eat like most fruit. I obviously no apples but wut about peaches pears strawberries all that stuff! Just wondering lol!
     
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    05-09-2009, 10:39 AM
  #2
Weanling
Here is a sort of big list.

What can horses eat? What can't they eat? - Yahoo! Answers
     
    05-09-2009, 01:58 PM
  #3
Trained
Great list Red Roan!!! I copied and pasted it here for a reference should we not be able to access that link in the future. :)

SAFE

~ Apples
~ Apricots
~ Bananas
~ Beets
~ Blackberries
~ Blueberries
~ Carrots
~ Celery
~ Cherries
~ Coconut
~ Corn
~ Dates
~ Figs
~ Grapes
~ Grapefruit
~ Horseradish
~ Lettuce
~ Mangoes
~ Oranges
~ Peaches
~ Pears
~ Pineapple
~ Plums
~ Pumpkin
~ Raisins
~ Rutabagas
~ Squash
~ Strawberries
~ Sweet Potatoes
~ Turnips
~ Watermelon (both rind and pulp)

UNSAFE

~ Avocado
~ Onions
~ Potatoes
~ Persimmons
~ Rhubarb
~ Tomatoes
~ Any other members of the nightshade family which includes peppers
~ Broccoli or Cauliflower (may cause gas, which in turn may cause gas colic)

When in doubt, do NOT feed it!

Syrup should be fine if you're using it to mix something or mask something. But I'd get molasses if I had to do that...
     
    05-09-2009, 02:01 PM
  #4
Yearling
This is a great list!

I had to laugh at the answer by Lexii. It almost makes sense since I know a couple horse who try to eat anything and need a list like this. Lol
     
    05-13-2009, 07:50 PM
  #5
Yearling
That is a GREAT list! Thank you so much! Some of those things I have to wonder WHY you wanna feed them that, but its good to know! Lol thanks again!
     

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