How to Get the Most out of Your Horse Supplement
When dealing with quantities as minute as one ounce, mismeasurement can quickly result in too little or too much being fed. The heaping scoop shown in this illustration contains almost 25% more than the daily recommended amount.
When the directions state “Feed one scoop per day,” a level scoop is the correct measurement.
Giving horses a heaping scoop will do nothing to help your horse and will only add further expense to your feeding program. Likewise, when too little is offered, the horse might not reap the full benefits of a given supplement.
Tips and Topics
Let’s face it: supplements can be expensive, especially the good ones that really work.
It is easy to fall into the trap of feeding less than the recommended amount or letting your supply run out from time to time, but in the long run those tactics just waste money. Read full article.
In The Spotlight
- These are general guidelines. Be sure to check the label on each supplement.
- Never feed a supplement past its expiration date.
- Powders and pellets tend to be more stable and can withstand environmental extremes better than pastes and liquids.