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Focus on Forage

June 13, 2023

Tags: forage, grazing muzzle, grazing muzzles, hay, horse nutrition, spillers,

For many horses, forage is the largest source of calories in the diet and unfortunately, the hardest for owners to control! In this issue, SPILLERS™ Nutritionist, Sarah Nelson, shares some top tips for managing forage intake in good doers.

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Proper Fitting & Use of Grazing Muzzles

July 5, 2016

Tags: buckeye nutrition, grazing muzzles, pasture, obesity, horse, laminitis,

Limiting pasture intake is recommended for obese horses and ponies and those at risk for laminitis.  This can be difficult to do if horses have access to pasture full-time or when, for example, stabling is not an option.  Grazing muzzles are a valuable tool to limit pasture intake in horses and ponies and, when properly used, can help to limit pasture intake in those that are obese or prone to obesity with access to pasture.

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