Some horse enthusiasts state that a horse will need a multitude of expensive products every week. The reality is that horse care is essentially using good old-fashioned common sense. These lovely animals need a proper shelter to stay warm and dry. This could be a barn, a stall or even an outdoor shelter used when the weather is warmer and the horse needs protection from the sun’s harsh rays. Horses need a nice roomy area to run and exercise for a good part of every day. Horse isolated in box stalls can develop anxieties and behavioral problems if kept like this for too long.
All horses need to eat approximately 1 to 2 % of their weight each day. Have an equine veterinarian give the specific recommendations for your unique horse. Most horses can fare well just by grazing on foraged materials that a horse’s gastrointestinal systems are created for. … Read more