The cost of adding fat to your horse’s diet

Adding fat to your horse’s diet is one of the quickest and least expensive ways to add calories. If you are already meeting your horse’s nutritional needs, you don’t necessarily want to feed more grain. Certainly, that’s been the case with Freedom. He is a bit of a “hard keeper” but if I feed him […]

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Equine comfort food: the bran mash

When I was growing up, we fed the horses a hot bran mash every Sunday. It’s  long standing tradition that was supposed to help prevent colic in working horses in theory because of the laxative effect of the wheat bran. During the winter, it seemed to be a great way to pamper our horses. Certainly […]

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