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Are apples dangerous for horses?
Most people like to feed their horses with treats such as apples. However, too much of something is poisonous, and this is true for fruits. When your horse has a belly filled with apples, it is likely to cause colic, which may further lead to founder. You should not give your horse more than two pieces of fruit.
How many apples does it take to kill a horse?
When you up the weight to around 1,200 to 1,500 pounds for a horse, the number of apples that a horse can eat increases to about 400 before it could possibly be deadly.
Do Apples kill wild horses?
We are not being overly dramatic. We are not using scare tactics. Apples and carrots KILL wild horses. The sedative did help pass the obstruction (the apple), but upon examination, we discovered that it had been lodged in his throat long enough to cause an infection and most likely a rupture to his esophagus.
What is the best complete horse feed?
Purina® Equine Adult® horse feed may be fed as a complete feed because it is formulated with high-quality roughage. You may feed with or without hay or pasture per directions.
What is the best ration balancer for horses?
That’s why GRO ‘N WIN™ or Senior Balancer are the perfect ration balancers to complement your horse’s forage. Created to be fed as stand-alone feed or as a top-dress to your horse’s daily grain ration, both are formulated with a precise balance of amino acids, vitamins and minerals for ideal nutrient balance.
Should I feed my horse a ration balancer?
For horses who are fed only hay and have little or no opportunity to graze, a ration balancer can provide the missing nutrients without adding unneeded calories.
Does my horse need a balancer?
If your horse or pony’s current diet is in any way lacking in nutrients, adding a balancer will help address these deficiencies by providing all the horse needs for health and well-being. A horse could be missing out on essential nutrients if: His diet consists of forage alone.