Misconceptions In Selecting Forage For Horses

Feb 19, 2015

Dr. Stephen Duren, Performance Horse Nutrition and Standlee Premium Western Forage® Nutritional Consultant

Fact: Forage in the form of hay or pasture is the primary ingredient in the diet for most horses.

Fact: Horses can consume many different varieties of high quality forage, both alfalfa and grasses, without any digestive upset provided the horse is properly adapted to the forage.

So what drives the selection process for the variety of forage that is "good" or "best" for horses? The following article will summarize some of the selection criteria and misconceptions that horse owners have about forage.

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