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Understanding grass varieties: implications for horse digestibility and sugar content

When managing pastures for horses, the choice of grass species is crucial due to varying digestibility and sugar content, which can significantly impact equine health. This blog explores various European grass varieties, focusing particularly on the issues associated with rye grass, a common pasture choice which is far from ideal for horses.

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Pros and cons of feeding haylage

Haylage for Horses: An In-Depth Guide

Haylage is a specially prepared forage with a high dry matter content of over 40%, making it a preferred choice for horses as well as various farm livestock. Its production focuses on achieving a minimal dry matter content to ensure a lower reliance on fermentation for preservation, thus minimising the risk of Clostridia contamination.

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