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How can I get my horse to put on weight?

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She looks really skinny. What can I do to get her to put on some weight. She's been wormed.
asked Jul 4, 2013 in Horse Health by anonymous

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Have your horse examined by the vet to rule out any medical problems. Include the mouth and teeth in the exam. Then you can increase the amount of feed. Provide your horse with free access to good pasture. Lucerne hay fcan provide increased calories, start with small amounts. Increase fiber such as sugerbeet pulp, add cereal grains. Keep a close watch on your horse to see that s/he reaches the proper weight without becoming fat.
answered Jul 8, 2013 by (36,420 points)