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Selecting the right Conditioning Feed for Your Horse
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When selecting a conditioning feed for your horse, you should consider the horse's time in the stable, temperament, and amount of work you plan to do during the winter (or resting) months. Some conditioning feeds have high levels of micronized cereals and lower levels of fiber and oil, which can be effective for weight gain. However, the quick-release energy from these cereals may not be suitable for horses that are prone to excitability, are in light work, or spend a lot of time in the stable. For horses that may become "hot" when fed a high cereal diet, a conditioning...