The Importance of Balancing Forages
Why should horse owners be concerned about forages for their horses? Horses need to be fed at least one percent of their body weight daily (dry matter) in forage. Most horses are fed more than that; many receive two or more percent of their body weight per day in grass or hay.
Supplements Help Balance Diet Limitations
If a horse’s diet is made up of forage alone, owners may want to consider adding a supplement to ensure they receive all the vitamins, minerals and protein they require, especially in the added stress of summer heat. Forage is typically a majority of a horse’s diet throughout the summer months, but it can lack the nutrients he or she needs to stay in top condition...
A Billion Thanks for a Billion Feedings
Purina® Strategy® Professional Formula GX and Strategy® Healthy Edge® horse feeds have been trusted to feed more horses than any other brand. And as a thank you to all the horse lovers who’ve helped us reach one billion feedings, it’s time to give back and help even more horses get the nutrition and care they deserve.
Boyd Martin, a rising star in three-day eventing, is one of the newest Purina® Horse Feed National Ambassadors. He and his wife Silva, a Grand Prix dressage rider and fellow National Ambassador for Purina, operate their business, Windurra USA, out of Cochranville, Pennsylvania, and train in Aiken, South Carolina, for part of the year.