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  1. Horse Health
    Hello all! In preparation for the winter months I've been doing a bit of reading about beet pulp. I wanted to know if it was any good or useful to give to horses? Or if any of you had opinions/experience with it. My mare is an 8 y/o BWP and had a bout of colic last winter when she stopped...
  2. Horse Health
    So I see that beet pulp and oats is a hot topic in magazines and online. I have fed beet pulp before, but switched barns so I discontinued. My horse is now fed Nutrena Stock and Stable I'm not sure what the ingredients are yet, have to check it out at the barn. What are your personal...
  3. Horse Nutrition
    So, tonight I learned that while the bag directs to feed 1-2 pounds per day for normal mantinece it doesnt mean measure out two pounds of pellets per horse, THEN add water..... Ended up with 12 2pound feedings :oops: so... dumped at in a big bucket... carried down and measured out about a pound...
  4. Horse Nutrition
    I opened a new bag of beet pulp and dumped it into a bin a few days ago, and I didn't notice anything odd. I took a few handfuls from the top each night for feeding, then closed it up until next time. Today, I did a bit of digging through and found some lighter coloured powder and these little...
  5. Horse Nutrition
    I was just wondering what people's takes on beet pulp is. I used to be really into feeding it until me and my father has a talk about it. Here is mine: beet pulp is a filler. Almost no nutritional value. But for a horse that has been starved having the fiber can be a good thing, in small...
  6. Horse Nutrition
    **Please be aware I am still learning the proper way to feeding my horse.** Anyway since I have moved my TB to my own barn I have been trying to figure out a perfect feed plan for him. He is under weight but not majorly with a little bit of his ribs showing. Weight tape weighs him at about 960...
  7. Horse Nutrition
    Our vet told my mom to feed her mare beet pulp to help her gain and maintain weight. My mom got beet pulp flakes, and she gets a scoop twice a day, soaked of course. It's been working wonders. So my question isn't about whether to feed them or not-- everyone has a different opinion about what...
  8. Horse Stories and Poems
    Beet Pulp Safety Warning (aka the famous squirrel story) People that are into equine nutrition are notorious for spending their time doing the oddest things. While everyone else has normal nightmares about finding themselves riding in the World Equestrian Games stark naked past the press...
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