Horse Treat Recipe

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Here you will find:
• Tasty and healthy horse cookies
• Hot mash for those cold and blustery winter evenings
• Important information on poisonous and unhealthy foods

Apples and carrots are the classic horse treats but you might find your horse is a willing convert when you offer up some of these homemade cookies and other goodies straight from the kitchen to the barn!

Remember if you are introducing a new horse treat recipe or grain to your horse, start gradually with small amounts until your horse becomes accustomed to it.

Hot and Nutritious Horse Treats

You can substitute your current feed for the primary ingredients in these recipes, if you desire.

Here is an excellent horse treat recipe to warm up your equine companion on a blustery day

Hot Mash
1 3/4 c. mixed grain (such as a corn, oats, and barley blend)
1 1/2 c. flour
3/4 c. unsweetened applesauce
2/3 c. dark brown sugar, packed
3 T. dark corn syrup
egg white from 1 large egg (well beaten)
Preheat oven to 375° F. Combine the grain and flour in a bowl and mix thoroughly. In a second, larger bowl, combine applesauce, brown sugar and corn syrup. Stir in egg white and then the dry mixture. Combine well. Drop by spoonfuls onto ungreased cookie sheets, leaving 2 inches of space between each. Bake for 12-14 minutes, until dark brown. Remove to a wire rack and cool. Yield about 25 cookies.

Steamed Oat Mash

One of our horse's favorites served up on a cold winter morning!1 or 2 T. saltA ration of rolled, crushed or crimped oatsA few cut up carrotsA few cut up apples1 c. molasses or 2 T. linseed meal for extra tasteMix all ingredients in a feed bucket. Combine with suitable quantity of boiling water (completely soaked up by oats). Cover and let steam until cool enough to feed to your horse. (30-45 minutes preparation time)Variation: Use applesauce instead of apples and carrots.

Bran Mash

This horse treat recipe is especially good for pregnant mares during the late months of their term!

8 - 12 c. wheat bran1 c. rolled, crushed or crimped oats1/4 c. corn oil1/4 c. molasses1-1/2 to 2-1/2 c. boiling water1 carrot, sliced1 apple, slicedCombine bran and oats in feed bucket. Add boiling water to desired consistency. Stir in oil, molasses, carrot and apple. Cover and allow to sit. Serve when cool enough to feed.

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