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Feeding Your horse Hay During Winter

winterize-your-horseFeeding your horse good quality hay is important during winter months when pasture grasses are short or are not growing. Horses need at least 1-1.5% of their body weight per day in roughages to maintain a healthy GI tract, but 2% or even more may be appropriate during cold weather, especially when the horse lives outdoors. To learn more about hay and hay nutrition, take our Hay Nutrition 101 course at