If fresh grass is unavailable, hay is horses' main source of nutrition. Always favor fine-stemmed, soft, green, and leafy hay and avoid sun-bleached, moldy, musty, or dusty hay.
Working horses may need more feed if they lose condition. Consult your vet for feed supplements. Lustrous coats require Omega-3 in the horse's diet.
Horses should constantly have clean water because dehydration can be fatal. Unclean water can potentially carry horse-harming germs and viruses. Troughs and waterers need frequent cleaning.
Grooming is essential for horses. Not simply horsebrushing. Care, attention, and knowledge are essential.
Stalls house horses. Safe barns, sheds, and stalls are essential for horses. Safe stalls, fences, windows, doors, walls, and ceilings.
The horse's habitat should be safe and natural, devoid of holes, rusting farm machinery, and loose wire fences. Fences must be mended frequently to prevent harm and escape.
Horses are herd animals and need the company of another horse, donkey, mule, pony, sheep, or goat in the same or nearby pasture.
Horse health requires daily activity. A daily workout improves stamina, endurance, heart and lung function, bone and hoof development, and more.
Attending riding club or taking regular lessons might help you ride effectively if your horse can be ridden.
To protect yourself and your horse, buy the right riding gear. When buying equestrian gear, consider quality, durability, and budget.
Hair must be clipped regularly to stay healthy and shapely. Hair should be cut every three to four weeks.