Help !! Buying a 10 mnth mini shetland colt. what shall i feed it ??
 
 

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

Help !! Buying a 10 mnth mini shetland colt. what shall i feed it ??

This is a discussion on Help !! Buying a 10 mnth mini shetland colt. what shall i feed it ?? within the Horse Nutrition forums, part of the Horse Health category
  • What to feed a colt
  • What do I need for my mini colt

 
LinkBack Thread Tools
    01-25-2012, 09:38 AM
  #1
Foal
Red face Help !! Buying a 10 mnth mini shetland colt. what shall i feed it ??

Hi,


Can someone please help me decied on what I should be doing with my new 10 month old cold mini shetland I have a 16hh warmblood and have not got a clue what to feed my mini if I get it I want one as a compaion you see and looking fawred to having some extra life on my yard. I have about an acre of grazing my horse at this time of year basically lives off hay and halidge, I will ovbs have him parted form mine at first to get them use to each other, but how much hay and feed hsould I be given him, specific types ?? Brands ect ?? I would also liek to give him a vit a min sup as I think this is essentail in a horses diet espacilly this time of year so he will have to have something with this. He will also live out all the time but my horse will go in but the shetland will be able to wounder around his stable out-side ect so maybe have him a haynet tyed up outside.. how much hay should I be given him.. and once they are happy togeather I would liek them both to be turned out togeather then in summer ovbs my mini will have to be restricted.. but there is hardely any grass at mo so will it matter. Hope this makes sense if someone is in similer situ coudl they tell me what they feed do ect.


Thanks so much


Connor
     
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
    01-25-2012, 09:47 AM
  #2
Weanling
Welcome to the Horse Forum. I am just learning myself, but I was wondering if you had maybe talked to your horses vet? He/she might be able to give you some good advice on what to feed and on how much. Good luck and we love to see photos.
     

Tags
feeding, turnout

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
What feed does a shetland need? JamieLeighx Horse Nutrition 11 08-18-2011 12:45 PM
mini shetland pony for sale. tonixx2008 Horses for Sale 1 04-16-2011 04:28 PM
Shetland colt lost a tooth help please rbarlo32 Horse Health 5 12-04-2010 08:42 PM
5 mnth old colt cob anthgrecian Horse Training 6 11-01-2010 12:37 AM
2 mini donks (1 drives!) and 1 mini colt CheyAut Horses for Sale 1 07-04-2009 09:03 PM



All times are GMT -4. The time now is 05:02 PM.


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