Got the new horse home need help getting some weight on him?
 
 

       The Horse Forum > Keeping and Caring for Horses > Horse Health

Got the new horse home need help getting some weight on him?

This is a discussion on Got the new horse home need help getting some weight on him? within the Horse Health forums, part of the Keeping and Caring for Horses category
  • How many cups of beet pulp 15.3 hh

 
LinkBack Thread Tools
    10-24-2011, 11:56 AM
  #1
Weanling
Got the new horse home need help getting some weight on him?

So I just brought the new horse to his new boarding stable. He has been determined to be at a 4 on the body scoring. My main concern are his ribs sticking out so much. He is an 11 yr. Old QH gelding but with some Arab in him about 15.3hh. He was on 2 cups beet pulp soaked with 1 cups pellets/1 cup Equipride 2xday and free choice low quality grass hay. I cannot do the beet pulp at the stable so I bought Nutrena Empower Boost. How much of this should I be feeding him? (If you can convert the lbs. To how many cups I would love you as I don't have a scale). He is also on grass/alfalfa mix hay and will be on pasture in a couple days after his quarantine period. Sorry the photo isn't the best but you can obviously see his ribs which I think is odd because the rest of him look fine.....ahhhh.
     

Quick Reply
Please help keep the Horse Forum enjoyable by reporting rude posts.
Message:
Options

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the The Horse Forum forums, you must first register.

Already have a Horse Forum account?
Members are allowed only one account per person at the Horse Forum, so if you've made an account here in the past you'll need to continue using that account. Please do not create a new account or you may lose access to the Horse Forum. If you need help recovering your existing account, please Contact Us. We'll be glad to help!

New to the Horse Forum?
Please choose a username you will be satisfied with using for the duration of your membership at the Horse Forum. We do not change members' usernames upon request because that would make it difficult for everyone to keep track of who is who on the forum. For that reason, please do not incorporate your horse's name into your username so that you are not stuck with a username related to a horse you may no longer have some day, or use any other username you may no longer identify with or care for in the future.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.


Old Thread Warning
This thread is more than 90 days old. When a thread is this old, it is often better to start a new thread rather than post to it. However, If you feel you have something of value to add to this particular thread, you can do so by checking the box below before submitting your post.

Thread Tools

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Need new home for my horse. jestingsquire Horse Talk 4 09-14-2010 07:33 PM
New home for my horse, some questions LetAGrlShowU Horse Health 8 09-11-2010 01:24 AM
My new horse is home Azale1 Horse Talk 3 07-13-2010 10:02 AM
Horse Needs A Home harhaijaka Horses for Sale 7 03-15-2010 08:21 PM
The Horse i most want to take home. jadeewood Horse Contests 38 08-05-2009 10:05 AM



All times are GMT -4. The time now is 04:58 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.5
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Search Engine Friendly URLs by vBSEO 3.6.0