Archive for May, 2013

The Grass isn’t always Greener

Published: Monday, 27 May 2013 | Written by: Sylvia
Horses spend between 16 to 18 hours grazing; whether chomping on hay or nibbling on grass your horse will consume on average 2.5% of its own body a day, no mean feat when you consider the average horse is about half a ton! But have you ever stopped to wonder what your horse is actually eating? Grass roots draw up nutrients from the soil to grow strong stalks and leaves, but just because you grass is lush and green doesn't necessarily mean it's providing your horse with the...

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