How to Manage Horse Pastures

How to Manage Horse Pastures

Fast Facts

Fall and spring pastures can be dangerous for sugar-sensitive horses. Temperature and sunlight affect the amount of sugar stored in grass. For sugar-sensitive horses it is best to limit grazing time or stop it completely when daytime temperatures are warm and nights are below 40° F.

Tips and Topics

Horse pasture management tips

Healthy pastures require year-round maintenance.  Depending on your situation you may need to rest overgrazed pastures, control weeds, spread manure, test soil, reseed, or fertilize. Check out our pasture management infographic.

Horse pasture management


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