Want to purchase horse feed or horse tack in Alabama? For horse feed there are six basic nutrient categories that must be met for a horse: carbohydrate, protein, fat, vitamins, minerals and water. Feed companies will balance the first five nutrients in bagged feed, the water is up to you.
Horse tack and supplies for Alabama riders. Once you have purchased your horse, probably the single most expensive piece of equipment that you will buy is a saddle. Things to consider are- saddle style, leather or synthetic, saddle fit for both horse and rider and new or used. Then quality and quantity of feed is also a consideration. Do you know if you're supplying the right amount of horse feed to you equine in Alabama? The best way to assess if your horse is eating the right amount of food is to look at the body condition. Specific areas to pay attention to for fat pockets or too lean conditions are: along the neck, along the withers, ribs, behind the shoulders, tail head and crease down the back.