Reduce feed-time tensions

Tips to improve your horse’s mealtime manners

Our horses love getting their feed, but unfortunately, it can bring out the worst in them. Mealtime misbehavior takes many forms, from pinned-ear squealing to incessant wall-kicking. More than just annoying, these behaviors pose management challenges and can even be dangerous!

In this edition of EQUUS Extra, we show you how to teach your horse mealtime manners. Whether he’s dominant, insecure or simply anxious about his next meal, we’ve got strategies that work. PLUS: Feeding a herd outdoors, preventing laminitis and more!

  • Encouraging proper conduct
  • When environment counts
  • Clicker-training the fearful eater
Cover of Vol 78 EQ Extra


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