What should a horse rider eat?
Good sources of protein to incorporate into your healthy diet include chicken, fish, nuts and seeds, pulses, lean meat and low-fat dairy so make sure to include a variety of these choices within your diet every day.
What food gives a horse energy?
Fibre and oil provide slow release energy whereas sugars and starch provide quick release energy. For lazy horses where more sparkle is required, cereal grains are usually fed as they provide lots of starch and therefore quick release energy.
What do you feed a high energy horse?
Starch is a carbohydrate found in cereal grains such as barley, maize and oats and provides a good source of fast release energy, particularly useful for horses working hard for short periods.