Reply To: Hard Keeper OTTB

Leslie Leslie
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I have an OTTB who is a hard keeper and I feed Triple Crown Senior. If it is available in your area I think it’s a great option. Since switching him he eats 1/3-1/2 the amount he ate in his previous feed and looks great. It is actually designed to be able to feed by itself without hay if needed – for an older horse who can’t chew hay anymore, for example… very high in fiber and no grain, so it is very safe to increase as needed.

http://www.triplecrownfeed.com/products/feeds/senior-horse-feed-formula-seniorhorsefeed/

Edited to add: it is also about 300 calories more per pound than the Kent, so just switching 1:1 would give him 3000 more calories.

Another option could be adding hay stretcher. Easy to feed and does not need to be soaked, and haven’t met a horse that doesn’t like it.

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