Thursday, June 13, 2013

Maintaining Hydration in Horses: The Roles of Water and Salt

Maintaining Hydration in Horses: The Roles of Water and Salt

Always feed Redmond loose salt , free choice.


Salt and mineral blocks are a problem for horses too: they were originally designed for cattle with very rough tongues. A horse simply cannot get enough of what he needs by licking a hard salt block - his tongue is not rough enough for it. Not to mention the binders used to get that salt into a block form. Yuck!

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1 comment:

Lorrie Bracaloni said...

If you do offer loose salt, it's best to keep it in a bucket rather than pouring it over feed. A horse's need for salt may fluctuate daily. If you give too little, you can create imbalances; too much, and the feed may become unpalatable from

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