Fresh, healthy, growing pasture grasses are the best whole food for your horse, rich in essential fatty acids, vitamins, minerals, and protein. Once cut, dried, and stored to make hay, it loses most of these nutrients over time (except for some protein and minerals). A comprehensive multi-supplement is called for when the diet consists of mostly hay. Consider the options below.
Juliet M. Getty, Ph.D. is an independent equine nutritionist offering nutrition services for all life stages and integrative support for disorders and diseases. Your horse's quality of life is Dr. Getty's priority.