When purchasing horse tack or horse feed do you know what is required on your horse feed label in Nevada? Commercial feed labels follow a formula set by the Association of American Feed Control Officials. The label must include the following information:the feed name, purpose or use of the feed, a guaranteed analysis of the nutrients in the feed, list of ingredients, directions for feeding and use, name and address of the manufacturer, net weight of the bag, a list of drugs if the feed is medicated and any precautions or warnings.
Want to purchase used horse tack in Nevada? Here are some tips before you head out to shop. 1) Bring your old tack along for size comparison 2) Do a thorough inspection of any leather goods 3)Don’t compromise fit or safety for a smokin’ deal 4) Bring a list and stick to it! 5) Avoid a bargain that you think you can resuscitate with some major TLC. 6) Have a plan for some items that may need only a little bit of TLC. 7) Avoid buying used brushes and other grooming tools. In Nevada, horse feed may vary depending on how hard your horse is working. For example a 1,000 lb horse in light (1-2 hours/day), medium(2-4 hours/day) or heavy (4 or more hours/day) work all require approximately 15-20 lbs of hay. The grain need will vary. For example a 1,000lb horse will require, in light work (1-1.5 lbs grain/hr. of work), medium work (1.5-2 lbs. grain/hr. of work and heavy heavy (1.5-2.5 lbs. grain/hr. of work).