wow I had no idea that alfalfa hay could get a horse hyper.. I have just moved my newly brought Arabian mare to a new place and she is on alfalfa hay right now. She has only been there for 2 days I can't tell you if it makes her hyper or not, would anybody say that it would be more likely to make an Arabian mare hyper?
She was on oat hay before I bought her and was fine on that
This is interesting... im glad to know this now tho. I use to feed my QH alfalfa and they stayed layed back. However it drives Apollo up the wall (my mustang), Also I have been feeding my girlfriends saddle horses some the past few weeks and the one I rode last night acted abnormal for him.
This was such an interesting thread. Thanks mojo7777 I will watch her for a couple of weeks once she has settled in and see if she is a little bit more hyper then she was before I moved her and if she is a I will try her on the oats again which she was on before I moved her.