Basic Horse Nutrition
Understanding basic horse nutrition can seem daunting once you’re standing in front of multiple brands of feed, salt and mineral blocks, treats, and nutrient supplements meant for everything from hoof health to disposition.
Sometimes it seems like the best option is to simply throw as many nutrients into the diet as possible, hoping you hit on what you need, or just give up and go with the “a happy horse is a full horse” mentality.
At North Central Feed and Supply, we understand that you want what’s best for your horse, but you also have a lot to do in your busy life and probably would prefer to not spend the time it takes to examine the nutrient content list on every bag of horse feed to decide what’s best for your horse. That’s why we take the time to know our products, and we can help you choose the ideal horse feed for your horse.
The basic nutrients in your horse’s diet:
The proper nutrient intake for your horse can be determined by your horse’s age, workload, and current body condition. When choosing the best feed plan for your horse, keep in mind how much forage the horse gets and the quality nutrients already found (or are lacking) in that forage.
We are proud to offer the highest quality horse feed your needs require, along with the knowledge and care to ensure that you find the right solution for you.
Visit us at 124 N. 8th Street in West Branch, or call us at (989) 345-0428 for information about all of your horse feed needs.