What is fibre, and why is it important to the horse?

what is fibre

*Sponsored post Article on fibre provided by HorseHage. What is fibre? Most horse owners are aware that adequate, clean forage is a crucial part of a horse’s diet, and reflects the fact that the horse’s digestive tract has evolved over millions of years to process a trickle feeding intake of high fibre plant material.  Both fresh pasture and preserved forages, such as hay and haylage, are typically made from grass and other herbage.  Grass and other forage plants are made up largely from two types of carbohydrates: Structural or complex…

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