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What Do Horses Eat? An Equine Nutrition Guide

A horse’s digestive system is complex and fragile, and to keep it running smoothly, a horse needs to eat the right food. If they don’t eat correctly, they’re likely to get sick, display changes in behavior and can colic. So, what do horses need to eat? Horses are herbivores who eat grasses, legumes, grains, vegetables, …

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Is It Better to Feed a Horse Once or Twice a Day? 5 Tips!

Should I feed my horse once or twice a day? I often get asked this question, and it’s not easily answered. There are basic horse feeding principles, but you have to be flexible because some horses’ dietary needs are different than others. Feeding a horse grain once a day is fine, but horses need a …

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Do Horses Need to Eat All the Time? Managing Your Horse’s Diet

Some owners provide constant access to hay or grass for their horses because they believe horses need to eat all the time. But is this necessary? I decided to research the issue to find out if horses really need to eat all the time or can a rationed diet work just as well. Horses don’t …

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