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Hay places

Hay places

Finding different ways of feeding hay can add to the foraging experience. Add several different methods to create interest.   Ideas include: Ground haynets (small holes and safe closure systems – also only suitable for unshod horses) Hanging hay or haynets in trees Haynet hung 

Massage

Massage

A massage can be really beneficial and if your horse is happy for that level of interaction give it a try. Even if you only have a few minutes you can concentrate on different areas of the body. There are plenty of good books and 

Music

Music

Some horses really like music and it can create an interesting environment. Try playing different styles to see if they have a preference between them, often they do. If you play an instrument they might enjoy some live music.   Top Tip Remember that a 

Hanging Veggies

Hanging Veggies

This is great fun, you can combine vegetables into a kebab or hang them individually for a more challenging activity.   What you will need: A range of vegetables Some string   How to set it up: Make holes in the vegetables, thread them onto 

Agility

Agility

One of the most popular physical activities and one easy to get involved with is Horse Agility. This is great fun and can be challenging as well as introducing horses to different experiences. It also has a competitive element if that appeals to you. See 

Grazing in hand

Grazing in hand

Spending time allowing our horses to graze in hand is a really good socialising activity. Taking your horse out in hand for a foraging walk can be a great activity. Allowing them to graze on other grasses, such as sedges, rushes, or on cow parsley,