The Ins & Outs of Oils for Horses

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Choose your oil carefully. Not all oils are made equal, many have different origins, storage methods and processes that can change their composition entirely to make them go from a beneficial oil to not helpful at all.


Why do people feed oils?

There are many reasons people decide to feed oils to their horse. It can be a good energy source for horses who tend to get too hot from being fed grains, or horses that tend to carry too much weight and feeding more feed is not an option. Some people may feed it for the effect it has on coat shine. Others may be more interested in the anti-inflammatory and antioxidant action of the omega 3s. Whichever your reason for feeding oils this guide goes through the ins and outs of what sets apart a good oil from a bad....