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  • Why Is My Horse Eating Dirt? – And Is It a Problem?

    Why Is My Horse Eating Dirt? – And Is It a Problem?

    If you’ve ever fallen off and ‘eaten dirt’, as the saying goes, you’ll know that it doesn’t taste very good! Yet, some horses choose to eat or lick dirt, sometimes in large amounts. So, if it doesn’t taste very good, why do they do it? And more importantly, if your horse is eating dirt, is…

  • What Makes a Horse Go Off Hay? – 3 Possible Causes

    What Makes a Horse Go Off Hay? – 3 Possible Causes

    For the vast majority of horses across the world, hay makes up over half of their diet. Horses require lots of fiber in their diet, and feeding hay is a great way to achieve this. Hay is simply dried and baled grass and is a staple in most equine diets. That is why it is…

  • What Do Horses Eat in The Wild? – How do They Survive?

    What Do Horses Eat in The Wild? – How do They Survive?

    Have you, at some point, looked at the expensive food rejected by your fussy horse and told the ungrateful culprit that hungry horses in the wild would love to eat it? But would they…? What do horses eat in the wild when they don’t have access to hay, nutritious hard feeds, and lush pastures? When…