Good natural nutritional management is the key to ongoing health in
your equine friend.
By formulating a specific well balanced diet for horse feeding, using high quality natural
products, such as Oats, Barley, Flax and Beet Pulp, you will have
greater input into the nutritional status and thus health of your
Formulating a specific diet and ration for your horse also allows you
to alter the diet more effectively at times of pasture change or
deviations in activity, biological status, travel, stress or health.
Many complete feeds on the market today have been treated with high
temperatures, and/or pounded into powder during processing. These
practices destroy vital nutrients and as such the feeds need to be
fortified with vitamins and minerals, often the additives are from
You may wonder what substances are used in these feeds and how well
they are digested by your horse. Many ingredient labels state well over
100% of the daily requirement of some nutrients. I have to ask why is
this needed, excess absorption of some nutrients will upset the balance
of others and as such lead to ill health.
Most complete feeds contain chemicals, stabilizers and preservatives
Thus I wonder how healthy and digestible the additives are. I also ask
why when I see feeds thickly coated with molasses, are there substances
in the feed that a horse will not eat unless well disguised? What are
these substances? Are they natural equine nutrients and should these
feed contents be consumed by our horses?
These are all questions you should ask when deciding on equine feeding