Beet pulp pellets and shreds are an excellent source of digestible fiber. For most horses, 1 lb to 3 lbs a day would be a good choice. Hard keepers may require more. Beet pulp pellets should be soaked in water 2 parts water to 1 part pellet for 30 minutes. Beet pulp shreds should be soaked 2 parts water to 1 part shreds for 30 minutes. Always use room temperature or cold water when soaking beet pulp as warm or hot water can cause them to ferment.