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The Benefits Of Including Green Grass In A Horse's Diet

The Benefits Of Including Green Grass In A Horse's Diet

Although a horse can function properly on a hay diet around the year, lets look at it this way, would we ourselves be happy and healthy with a diet that does not have a bit of variety, adds a bit of flavor or a bit of vitamin boost in our lives? The minute green grass is cut to make hay, the vitamin levels automatically drop by up to 80 percent. Vitamins are a most vital organic compound found in green grass and they are necessary in a horse's diet to ensure normal growth and optimum functioning.

Benefits of adding green grass in a horse's diet

Vitamin E as a component in green grass aids in boosting the immunity of a horse, in reproduction and in vital tissue formation. Horses are very active animals and denying them vitamin E could have adverse effects on their well-being.

Whilst one may consider the option of prepared feeds to aid in giving their horse a vitamin E supplement, it is important to note that the balance…