The general rules apply, treats should be sliced thinly (to avoid choking) and fed in small quantities. Apples and carrots are the main staples, but there are also some alternatives and some to avoid.
Good Treats For Horses
- Brussels spouts
Equine Christmas Treats Recipe
- 3 grated carrots
- 1 cup of cool mix
- 1 cup of porridge oats
- 2 tablespoons of vegetable oil
- 4 tablespoons of treacle/molasses
Mix the ingredients together and roll into small balls place on a lightly greased baking tray and bake for approximately 20 minutes at 180 ̊C.
Remember, laminitis prone equines should stick to fruit and vegetable treats or commercially produced low sugar options and all treats should be fed in small quantities.