When selecting horse tack or horse feed in Maine, consider these feed components. Start by assessing your: horse’s life stage, activity level, any health issues and finally your feed budget.Most feeds are designed to meet the specific nutrient requirements of life stages and activity levels of horses. Often the packaging will specify what they are designed for.
Need reins as part of your horse tack in Maine? The type of reins you use should match your riding style. Choosing the right reins can make a difference in how your horse rides or how effective you are in competition. There are English reins, split reins, closed reins and mecate. Talk to your tack shop expert for help. Do you need a growth and broodmare feed in Maine? High-quality protein is very important for these horses. Choose feed with about 14% crude protein for growth or 12% for lactation. Nutritionists do not recommend feeding growing horses large amounts of cereal grains because high-starch diets can contribute to developmental orthopedic disorders, particularly if the minerals are not balanced.