A lot of horse owners over-estimate the level of work their horse is doing which often leads to overfeeding. Follow the guide below to help you decide how much your horse is really doing…

 

Horses

Maintenance – At rest, retired

Light – Hacking, schooling, low-level unaffiliated competitions

Moderate – Low level affiliated competitions, once weekly hunting, endurance riding up to 50 miles.

Hard – High level of affiliated competitions, twice weekly hunting, endurance riding between 50 – 75 miles.

Intense – Three day eventing, polo, racing, endurance riding between 75 – 100 miles.

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