If you are to choose between hay and processed feeds and grains for your inactive adult horse, then most definitely hay is the kind of horse feed that I will advise you to give.
Horses are grazing animals that feed on grass. They primarily rely on plants to live. Hay is a plant that has no woody stem to die. Grasses and legumes are the usual mixture of hay. Their leaves and seeds are mixed when they die at the end of the plants life. Hays that are cut properly at maturity, dry and clean without molds and are the best hay to feed your animals.
If you are to choose the perfect food for the horse that you have then consider first some aspects such as the age of your horse, weight, health, taste of food and how active it is.
For horses that are not too active, then the best food for them is hay horse feed. The reason why this is the perfect food for adult horses that are inactive is that because it is high in energy and helps in digestion. Also if your horses are less fat then hay feeds is good for them. It is however, important to consider giving good quality hay so your horses will get the amount of calories they need. Low quality hay may lead to obesity and unhealthy horses.
Hay horse feed can also help with your horse’s digestion so it will not experience any difficulty in their vowel movement. What happens is that your horse will be able to digest the food that it takes normally, not too fast nor too slow. Basically it can aid in maintaining the stability of your horse’s digestive system.
Also, hay horse feed is ideal for places where cold weather is dominant. Feeding horses plenty of hay feeds will help them keep their bodies warm. Digesting hays may take several hours to digest because of its texture. This is because hays have a coarse texture. Hay horse feed may not be that easily digested but it can benefit your horse greatly as it will keep your horse warm. Furthermore your horses can stay warm longer if they eat hay.
Additionally, horse does not only benefit your horses but the environment as well because they are organic. And horses love to eat them too because for centuries they have relied on grass to survive. Lastly hay can help your horses stay warm especially on cold weather days.