The Horse Forum banner
feed advice
1-17 of 41 Results
  1. Horse Feeds and Nutrition
    Hi all, I am wanting to find some large hay pellets, preferably a mix of Timothy and alfalfa. I use them as treats and the regular sized pellets are just too small and messy. Does anyone have any suggestions? Much appreciated.
  2. Horse Feeds and Nutrition
    Just curious. What does everyone feed? We rescued a horse and she has been on hay (all she can eat) and is now on triple crown senior (3 scoops am/pm). The quarantine barn had her on butte a pro force senior (same amount). Her skin/coat isn’t that great and she did have rain rot that is now gone...
  3. Horse Feeds and Nutrition
    Hey! Just looking for some advice on what to feed my yearling this winter, I’ve never had a baby before so unsure what to feed to maintain weight/condition but something that won’t give him too much energy and send him loopy, thank you all in advance.
  4. Training, Performance, behavioral concerns/queries
    First and foremost, I want to thank this community for the support I got when i posted the first time. My Marwari foal is 5 months now and doing well, thanks to all of you guys. like last time I have more questions... 1. she is scared of water, how would I bathe her ? 2 she comes when she is...
  5. Horse Feeds and Nutrition
    Hi All, Do calmers work for you? Not looking for a fix for behaviour or anything, but interested to know if it has an affect on any thoroughbreds? Also interested to know what people are feeding their TB that isn’t heating? Any supplements that are worth giving? Currently on mollichaf &...
  6. Horse Feeds and Nutrition
    My 8-12-year-old QH has gotten ribby and I just can't get her weight up! It makes me so sad and scared for her. She is stabled at the moment. In the morning I feed her: 2 flakes of coastal hay and 1 flake of Alfalfa In the afternoon I feed her: 2 flakes of coastal hay and 1 flake of Alfalfa Im...
  7. New and Returning members, introduce yourself here
    Hey Everyone, I am new to the page and I am looking for assistance with my horses. I have 2. Royal is a 14.2hh ASH x Arab and is 24 years old. He is my first horse, he has sway back and was very overweight when I purchased him in February 2020. My farrier saw him yesterday and said he is...
  8. Horse Feeds and Nutrition
    Hi All - First, I am so excited that I found this group as I am a new horse owner! I have read through some of the discussions and am excited to learn from you all! Backgroud: We have two quarter horse geldings - both 23 years old. Super sweet horses - used for 4H, E team, etc. We live in...
  9. Horse Health
    Recently took ownership of a 16 year old gelding (Andalusian cross?) who was somewhat neglected by his ill owner. He was fed a flake of bermuda grass AM and PM, groomed occasionally, but never taken out to get proper exercise for about 5 years. Since I have taken ownership in December, we've...
  10. Horse Feeds and Nutrition
    Hi, I have a 31 year old Morgan that has been diagnosed with Cushings, diabetes, and insulin resistance. He's not supposed to get any sugar (molasses) or grain. He's lost a few molars but still eats alfalfa surprisingly well. I do think he needs some sort of senior or complete feed supplement...
  11. Horse Feeds and Nutrition
    I have a new 5yo OTTB coming to me that is underweight and needs to put on fat and muscle and improve his topline. He is 1200lbs 16.2hh. He is coming from a place with no turnout and bad forage. I have great lush grass, so i will be starting him slowly on that increasing till he is turned out...
  12. Horse Feeds and Nutrition
    Hi everyone I am new here and I have a two part question that I need some helpful advice on: I have 2 horses....a 12 year old TB and a 6 year old mini. Both were born here in the AZ desert. They have been on dry lot with scheduled feedings of hay/hay pellets. Very soon I hope to be relocating...
  13. Grooming, clipping, bathing & equipment used
    Hello again! Sorry, I'm posting so many threads! I'm doing my first competition/show in years in 6 weeks and I want to get Ninja looking shiny and showy? I guess. Anyway - tips for that? I'm brushing him every day for approx. 20 mins, and I'm hoping to work him every day, even if it's just...
  14. Horse Talk
    Has anyone every tried Max-E-Glo pellets and/or Equi-Jewel Pellets? I'm trying to decided which is better to help put some weight on a lean horse in winter. He can eat as much hay as he wants, but is still lean.
  15. Horse Feeds and Nutrition
    Would really appreciate input on this subject. I purchased my mare in June and continued the recommended feed that the breeder suggested. The brand is Tribute Kalm Ultra. They would give her a quart each day and sprinkle it with electrolyte powder (Apple a Day by Finish Line). Fed her all this...
  16. Horse Feeds and Nutrition
    I just got a new 8 year old horse two weeks ago who will not eat Flakes of hay, I am wondering if i should get him started on timothy cubes or pellets and make kind of a mash for him, also should i give him an electrolyte as he doesn't use his salt block and he sweats a lot as it is usually 100...
  17. Horse Feeds and Nutrition
    Hi everyone! I own a Welsh cob 13.2hh and so far I haven't had to feed him anything besides grass (and a salt lick) as he came to me extremely over weight. I have finally brought his weight down and its now turning into winter over here (Aus) Just wondering if its okay to buy a bale and feed...
1-17 of 41 Results
Top