Six signs of good-quality horse hay

Good-quality hay can help keep horses healthy, while poor-quality hay can be detrimental.

Forage makes up 50-90% or more of a horse’s diet. Much of the forage part of the diet comes in the form of hay. Because it’s such a big part of the ration, good-quality hay can help keep a horse healthy, while poor-quality hay can be detrimental to health.

“As nutritionists and horse owners, we put a big emphasis on the quality of hay we feed,” said Gina M. Fresquez, technical specialist for Equine Technical Services at Purina Animal Nutrition. “The most important factor determinin

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