Horse like humans are living longer; with advancing medical technology, horses are able to extend their lives whilst still remaining active and in good condition. Many veterans continue to be successful competition horses or schoolmasters well into their mid-20s.
With older horse more prone to losing weight, owners need to ensure their horse receives enough forage. Hay is undoubtedly the most ideal forage. Its only flaw can be the levels of dust spores it contains, which may put horses off eating and can cause respiratory problems. HAYGAIN’s scientifically proven steaming method provides the complete solution, destroying all dust spores, mites, bacteria and mould found in hay.
The steamed hay will retain its nutritional goodness, and trials have shown that horses – even fussy eaters – love it because of its sweet smell and palatability.
Feeding steamed hay is therefore the perfect solution for entice veterans to eat more forage throughout the winter.
The HAYGAIN HG-600 hay steamer is ideal for smaller yards and for use away at competitions. Hay is steamed effectively in approximately 50 minutes.