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Whole Oats for Horses (Benefits and Myths)

Myths about Whole Oats for Horses: Whole oats have gotten a bad reputation for a couple of reasons, one being that they are said to make horses “hot” and the other is that horses don’t digest oats very well, they go right through them. On the subject of making a horse “hot”, it is all about moderation. Suitable Quantity: Most horses do not need a gallon of oats, a quart or two will suffice. As for horses not digesting oats, that is a farce as well. The ratio of oats going into the horse compared to out of the horse is far less. Besides, those few oats that come out whole in the manure did a great service for that Read More...