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post #1 of 3 Old 01-28-2012, 07:57 PM Thread Starter
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Just got a 9 yo saddlebred, only had her for 1 week now. She has been eating Solution pellets 14/6. Expensive and hard to find. I also have a quarterhorse and pony who eat Bartlett pellets maintenance. Going to attempt to switch her to bartlett too. Nervous about changing feeds, also have equalizer for the bartlett. My other 2 have had absolutely no weight problems. Advise appreciated.
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post #2 of 3 Old 01-28-2012, 08:00 PM
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Make sure you make the change slowly. I recommend to take away a handful of the Solution pellets, and replace that with a handful of the Bartlett pellets every 3 days or so. If your horse starts to have colicky symptoms call the vet.

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post #3 of 3 Old 01-30-2012, 07:31 PM
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Hi,

Yes, change feed gradually, over a couple of weeks. Don't hard feed if it isn't necessary. Avoid high starch/sugar/grain feeds & dish out their daily ration little & often rather than just a couple of large meals daily.
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