The Horse's Digestive System

Brushing up on our knowledge about how the horse’s digestive tract functions can help us feed horses more wisely, avoiding some of the feed-related problems that might lead to colic and other gastrointestinal (GI) tract ailments.

The equine digestive system is designed to process forage and works best if the horse eats 
this forage more or less continuously, or if he’s given frequent small meals of concentrated feed. The horse evolved as a grazing animal, but we often confine him, giving him large meals once or twice a day, and using high-energy feeds, such as grain.
This illustrated free report provides tips for keeping your horse's digestive system healthy.