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post #11 of 12 Old 09-05-2010, 07:13 PM
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I don't have a scale so I just go by flakes and try to aim for the same amount every time.

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post #12 of 12 Old 09-14-2010, 11:59 PM
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Agree with others, except the one who said give grain & feed a lot more hard feed for dramatic results. Firstly, it is not healthy for a horse to gain weight quickly, so even if it's very thin it should be fed for gradual gain. Secondly, grain & sweet feed & such is not good for horses, and especially if feeding a lot of this 'junk food' makes the problems & severity of issues more likely. It can actually prevent them from gaining weight, among other issues.
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