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post #1 of 7 Old 04-18-2012, 11:25 PM Thread Starter
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Question Apple Juice

I was wondering if it would be safe for horses to drink apple juice?
I was thinking with all the sugar and other things in apple juice that it may not be safe.

Would it be safer to mix it with water?
Or maybe even making my own apple juice?

Thanks :)
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post #2 of 7 Old 04-18-2012, 11:28 PM
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Are you doing this as a treat or trying to get a finicky drinker to drink?
While I don't know if it's ok to give to a horse, I have a few tricks.
You could mix it with water like you said, or, freeze it into icecubes. Give the horse a nice treat.
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post #3 of 7 Old 04-18-2012, 11:38 PM Thread Starter
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I am making it as a treat to serve the horses and people :)
Thanks for the cool ideas, maybe I can have water and put it the ice cubes in?
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post #4 of 7 Old 04-19-2012, 12:02 AM
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I give my gelding a bit of AJ after rides. It's the 100% juice kind, not the stuff with corn syrup, sugar and whatnot.

I don't give him much, just pour a bit into my hand and let him slurp it.

I tried white grape juice too, he hated that.
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post #5 of 7 Old 04-19-2012, 11:37 AM
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My mare far preferred a bite or more of a fresh apple than my trying to offer her a drink of apple juice.
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post #6 of 7 Old 04-19-2012, 09:01 PM Thread Starter
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Okay thanks :) I am thinking making my own apple juice
water and apple slices :)
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post #7 of 7 Old 04-25-2012, 08:36 PM
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Yeah, apples are high in sugar & I wouldn't feed them to horses with/at risk of IR etc but otherwise, as with lollies & kids, I don't think a small amount as an occasional treat is detrimental at all.
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