I have been getting Grace (13 year old TB) back into moderate work. I did it slowly and she is conditioned. I have been lungeing about 1 hour per day, and riding about 1 hour every day. I have been noticing her loosing weight pretty quickly...or she at least looks like she is.
I have had her for 10 months, so I am not sure what her body type is. Her energy has not gone down, and she is acting normal otherwise.
She is on a roundbale of fair quality grass hay as much as she wants, and she gets about 2 lb of beet pulp per day. Problem is....she won't eat more. I am giving her as much as she will eat and she's loosing. I think it is from the work load getting harder. I have been hand grazing her a bit as there is not enough grass to put her on pasture.
What do I do? Since she won't eat more...I am not sure what to do if I can even do anything.