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The Human Foods Horses Can and Cannot Eat.

My grandkids love to give our horses carrots and often want to feed them other human food. But because horses have different digestive systems than humans, there is some human food they can’t eat. But you’ll be amazed when you discover how many nutritional goodies they can safely enjoy! Generally, horses can eat human foods …

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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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Can a Horse Eat Watermelon Rinds? What are the Benefits?

Growing up, we ate lots of watermelons. Instead of throwing the rinds in the garbage, we tossed them into the paddock for our horses. Was it ok for us to feed our horses watermelon rinds? Is there a benefit the horse gets from eating watermelon rinds? Horses can eat watermelon rinds, and they provide beneficial …

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Do Horses Sweat, and 5 More Intriguing Questions Answered.

Most animals covered with fur or hair don’t have sweat glands; for example, dogs cool through panting. This often makes people wonder about horses; do they sweat like humans or cool through other means? Horses sweat to cool their bodies, and some sweat gallons during hot summer days of hard work. Horses are unique in …

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