Giving a horse vegetable oil is an affordable way to improve its coat and show condition. JEAN VIA FLICKR
Vegetable oils that are used in human diets include maize oil, sunflower oil, olive oil, soya bean oil and canola oil. These contain unsaturated fatty acids as well as the essential polyunsaturated omega-3 and 6 fatty acids, in different ratios.
One of the reasons that horse owners like to add vegetable oil to show horse rations is that it is an affordable way to rapidly achieve the improved condition and shiny coat required of a horse in the show ring.
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