Learn to read a feed tag to understand what’s in the bag.
If hay analysis isn’t an option, you might have to play the odds. Arm yourself with solid information to win the end game.
If you live in an area that experiences cold winters, use this winter-feeding checklist to help your horse stay healthy and colic-free. Plus: The Henneke Body Condition Scoring System, courtesy of Purina Animal Nutrition.
It isn’t a “perfect” food, but alfalfa can be a good staple in the horse’s diet. There are a few caveats, but the key is balance.