Protein Amounts in Different Types of Horse Feed
Part of the Horse Health & Nutrition For Dummies Cheat Sheet
Protein is an essential part of a horse's diet, and you want to make sure that your horse gets just the right amount. Horses who don't get enough protein lose weight and suffer from a lack of energy. Horses who get too much protein may drink a lot of water, may urinate more frequently, may sweat excessively, and may become dehydrated under certain conditions. Use this handy table as a quick reference when you're selecting feed for your horse.
|Hay||Type||Average Percentage of Protein|
|Orchardgrass||Grass||8% to 13%|