Slowfeeding
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Slowfeeding

The horse must have constant access to roughage. A hay net or other safe type of feed is the best to serve it. Otherwise, the horse will swallow large chunks of poorly chewed feed. The horse, eating small bites, thoroughly chews the food, digestion begins at the very beginning of the gastrointestinal tract and the hay, thoroughly mixed with saliva, goes to the stomach

Stomach ulcers in horses
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Stomach ulcers in horses

Horse ulcers are currently a major health problem for horses worldwide. Many studies have reported a 90% incidence of ulcers in performance horses. Ulcers negatively and sometimes severely affect a horse’s ability to work.

Feed horses slowly
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Feed horses slowly

The horse must have constant access to roughage. A hay net or other safe type of feed is the best to serve it. Otherwise, the horse will swallow large chunks of poorly chewed feed. The horse, eating small bites, thoroughly chews the food, digestion begins at the very beginning of the gastrointestinal tract and the hay, thoroughly mixed with saliva, goes to the stomach

Benefits of hay nets
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Benefits of hay nets

Chewing slowly, gently and consuming small portions of hay frequently is a basic rule in horse nutrition. Feeding hay in nets with appropriately small meshes supports digestion, reduces the amount of feed that the horse can consume in a short time and

Hay net for horses – which one to choose?
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Hay net for horses – which one to choose?

Hay is the basic roughage for horses and other animals such as goats, sheep, alpacas and cattle. Why is it difficult for breeders to decide which horse hay net is the best? Spilled loose in the box or in the paddock makes it difficult to keep order. Much hay is wasted. Hence, breeders and horse owners often use hay nets as the easiest roughage delivery system to implement.