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Meadow 02-28-2014 09:03 PM

Are Quaker Oats and peanut butter okay?
 
I'm going to be making hire treats and the recipe calls for peanut butter, whole wheat flour, water, and oats. I only have Quick Oats and normal peanut butter in the pantry. Is this okay to make for treats? Thanks :-)!

Meadow 02-28-2014 09:15 PM

And the flour is I unbleached white whole wheat flour.

Shropshirerosie 02-28-2014 11:42 PM

Is hire treats a mistype for horse treats?

And just look at the ingredients on your quick oats pack and peanut butter jars. These will tell you whether there is anything in there that you don't want to feed to the horses.

I think the no no would be added sugars.

Dreamcatcher Arabians 02-28-2014 11:48 PM

They sound fine to me. My horses love oatmeal and peanut butter people cookies.

Meadow 02-28-2014 11:49 PM

Yes horse* treats! I didn't even notice that :lol:.

loosie 03-01-2014 02:17 AM

Yes, fine. Generally. As with almost anything, inc sugar, in small occasional treats, in moderation, not really a worry, unless the horse is especially sensitive, IR or such.

Saddlebag 03-02-2014 08:18 PM

Mine get alfalfa cubes for treats. I break them up into wafers. They love them. They must taste different from the timothy hay.

Sharpie 03-02-2014 08:26 PM

For treats, sounds fabulous! My horse would be jealous if he could read.

loosie 03-03-2014 02:39 AM

I've discovered a healthy & extremely attractive 'treat' - copra meal, they inhale it!


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