Originally Posted by Peggysue
What I have done with mine is get a good low cal supplement and feed medicore hay and toss some good hay daily ... the yucky hay keeps them busy while I am providing nutrition elsewhere... as much as I hate round bales they are great for air ferns LOL .... keeps their gut moving while most of the sugars and stuff get washed away to a point anyway ... I have one mare that I add stuff to during the colder months because she doesn't do as well as my air ferns do ...
unless you have an obnoxious diva of a horse like me
he eats on round bales for 2 days and then lets the rest sit and rot
My horse's free choice hay is basically me going out there 4 to 5 times a day and throwing him a few flakes.