Special Needs Nutrition

Farm Call: Your Questions Answered

Q. I have a healthy 21-year-old retired gelding who will not eat any type of hay in his stall at night. I have concerns about him standing in his stall all night without chewing and developing ulcers as a result. What are my options?

A. Read the Vet's Answer

Old Horses: Better With Age

Senior Can't (or Won't) Eat Hay? No Problem

If your aging equid can't or won't eat hay, don't worry: There are several other ways to get him the fiber he needs.