Forageplus Horse Academy

Feeding the Performance Horse - Part One

December 6, 2021

In this episode, Sarah discusses how to feed the performance horses. This is part one of a two-part discussion.

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When you are doing a variety of training with your horse and they are working right into the moderate work level and above, it is vitally important to get all your nutritional ducks lined up so this podcast and the next one will discuss how you feed the most active of horses for longevity and the best athletic umph. 

This episode discusses:

What should be the greatest proportion of the performance horse's diet?

How do you keep the digestive system healthy?

What kind of hay or haylage should you feed?

Should you feed a complete bagged feed?

How do you ensure a fully balanced diet for your horse to support it in competition and what are the different aspects of that balanced diet approach? 

Sarah Braithwaite is the founder and owner of Forageplus with thousands of hours of horse time and horse study under her belt.  She set up Forageplus in 2010. It is now the go-to horse feed company, throughout Europe, specialising in scientific analysis of grass, hay, haylage, water and soil for horses.  Forageplus operates a forage focused horse supplement feeding approach to achieve optimum health for all horses.

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