Originally Posted by tinyliny
I guess I don't understand why people feed "grain". I know it is a "normal" thing to do, but I wonder how many people give it out of habit without there being any need whatsoever. To me, that seems like a lot of non-hay to feed.
Sky is a hard keeper. Without grain (and with 24/7 hay) he drops weight like crazy.
It's calories that he can pack the fat on and turn some into muscle. The harder we work, the more calories he needs.