In Minnesota, when you purchase horse tack or horse feed do you read the label? Do you see by-products included on your horse feed label? Many by-product ingredients are nutritious and have been accepted for years.For example, wheat bran, is a by-product of wheat-flour processing. Beet pulp is left over after the sugar is extracted from sugar beets.
In Minnesota, do you want to maximize the useful life of your horse tack and equipment? Here are some tips: have a clean, cool and dry tack room; check your chicago or other screws monthly for tightness; sanitize grooming supplies between horses; condition your leather tack and twice a year, wash all horse blankets, saddle pads, polo wraps and grooming supplies. Are you concerned about the word ‘byproduct’ on your horse feed label in Minnesota? There are many plant byproducts, including brewers and distiller’s grains, wheat middlings, soybean hulls, bran, and others. These byproducts are highly digestible, contain minerals and vitamins, proteins and fiber.Contact your feed supplier for more byproduct specifics on the feed label.