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Horse Hay: The best kind to buy and how to choose it

Feeding your horse hay is a necessity unless they live in pastures with healthy grass year-round. But how do you know what type of hay is best for your horse? With so many varieties available, it’s hard to know which one suits your horses’ needs-especially if this is your first time owning a horse. There …

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Differences Between Timothy, Bermuda Grass & Alfalfa Hay

The type of hay you choose can make a big difference in your horses’ well-being. It is vital for you as an owner to know what types of hay are available so that you can find the best fit for your horse. The three types of hay most horse owners choose are Timothy, Bermuda grass, …

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Alfalfa Hay for Horses The Good, the Bad, and the Not So Good

Most horse owners I know feed their horses alfalfa daily. In contrast, I believe feeding alfalfa isn’t healthy unless a horse needs extra calories. Should you feed your horse alfalfa? The answer to this question is not a cut-and-dry one. It depends on what else you’re, their current level of exercise, their overall health, and …

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Bermuda Hay – Is It Good for Your Horse? 5 Facts to Ponder

My friend feeds her horses Bermuda hay, and all of them radiate health; they have shiny coats, great bodies, and tons of energy. Seeing how healthy her horses seem made me wonder about Bermuda’s quality and nutritional value compared to other types of hay. Bermuda hay is good for horses; it’s high in fiber which …

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How Much Does a Bale of Hay Cost for Horses? 5 Price Factors

I have a pasture that’s used for making square bales of hay for horses. I’m not involved with the haymaking operation; another person does that, and after all the grass is baled, we split it evenly. Because I’ve been getting my hay this way, I began to wonder how much a bale of hay costs? …

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Alfalfa Pellets vs. Cubes: What’s Better for Your Horses?

We recently visited a friend’s horse farm and noticed he’s feeding alfalfa cubes to his broodmares. This made me think about incorporating cubes to our horses’ diet, but I wonder if alfalfa pellets would even be better than cubes and easier to store. There is no nutritional difference between alfalfa pellets and cubes, so the …

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