Add veggie oil to your horse feed
Farmer's Weekly|April 16, 2021
By giving your horse vegetable oil, you will improve its coat and condition, without the side effects of high sugar rations, says Dr Mac.
Dr Mac

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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