Equine Feeding Guide

Created to provide horses and ponies with all the nutritional requirements necessary to provide health, condition and stamina at three levels of workload.

As Simple as 1-2-3-4

When using this guide, it’s important to understand that the quality of grazing, hay and haylage, which makes up the bulk of the diet, may vary. As such, personal judgement should always be used when feeding.

How to Feed

This guide has been split into various size ranges, each with 3 corresponding work categories; Light Work, Medium Work and Hard Work.  

Simply select the size of your horse or pony and required workload.

It’s important to understand that the quality of grazing, hay and haylage, which makes up the bulk of the diet, may vary due to factors such as seasonal changes. As such, personal judgement should always be used when feeding.

What Else Should I Feed to My Horse or Pony?

In addition to the GWF Nutrition products detailed in this guide, we would always recommend that your horse or pony receives an adequate supply of forages in the form of:

  • Ad-lib Grazing
  • Ad-lib Hay
  • Ad-lib Haylage

Feed According to Workload

Light Work

  • Created for horses and ponies at rest or in light work.
  • Exercise Level: 0 - 0.75 hour per day.

Medium Work

  • Created for horses and ponies in medium work
  • Exercise Level: 0.75 to 1.5 hour per day.

Hard Work

  • Created for horses and ponies in hard work.
  • Exercise Level: 1.5 or more hours per day.

Select Feeding Programme by Size:

11 - 12 Hands High

Light Work

  • 250gm of Equilibra 500 Feed Balancer
  • 375gm of Fibregest for Horses
  • 500gm of Alfalfa Soya Oil

Medium Work

  • 250gm of Equilibra 500 Feed Balancer
  • 500gm of Fibregest for Horses
  • 500gm of Alfalfa Soya Oil
  • 250gm of Tiger Oats

Hard Work

  • 250gm of Equilibra 500 Feed Balancer
  • 500gm of Fibregest for Horses
  • 500gm of Alfalfa Soya Oil
  • 500gm of Tiger Oats

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ's)

  • Q: My horse has too much energy, what should I do?
  • A: Gradually decrease the quantity of Tiger Oats in the feed as necessary.
  • Q: My horse doesn’t have enough energy, what should I do?
  • A: Gradually increase the quantity Tiger Oats in the feed as necessary.​

13 - 14 Hands High

Light Work

  • 350gm of Equilibra 500 Feed Balancer
  • 500gm of Fibregest for Horses
  • 750gm of Alfalfa Soya Oil

Medium Work

  • 350gm of Equilibra 500 Feed Balancer
  • 500gm of Fibregest for Horses
  • 750gm of Alfalfa Soya Oil
  • 375gm of Tiger Oats

Hard Work

  • 350gm of Equilibra 500 Feed Balancer
  • 500gm of Fibregest
  • 750gm of Alfalfa Soya Oil
  • 750gm of Tiger Oats

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ's)

  • Q: My horse has too much energy, what should I do?
  • A: Gradually decrease the quantity of Tiger Oats in the feed as necessary.
  • Q: My horse doesn’t have enough energy, what should I do?
  • A: Gradually increase the quantity Tiger Oats in the feed as necessary.​

15 - 16 Hands High

Light Work

  • 500gm of Equilibra 500 Feed Balancer
  • 500gm of Fibregest for Horses
  • 1kg of Alfalfa Soya Oil

Medium Work

  • 500gm of Equilibra 500 Feed Balancer
  • 500gm of Fibregest for Horses
  • 1kg of Alfalfa Soya Oil
  • 500gm of Tiger Oats

Hard Work

  • 500gm of Equilibra 500 Feed Balancer
  • 750gm of Fibregest for Horses
  • 1kg of Alfalfa Soya Oil
  • 1.25kg of Tiger Oats

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ's)

  • Q: My horse has too much energy, what should I do?
  • A: Gradually decrease the quantity of Tiger Oats in the feed as necessary.
  • Q: My horse doesn’t have enough energy, what should I do?
  • A: Gradually increase the quantity Tiger Oats in the feed as necessary.​

16 + Hands High

Light Work

  • 600gm of Equilibra 500 Feed Balancer
  • 750gm of Fibregest for Horses
  • 1.5kg of Alfalfa Soya Oil

Medium Work

  • 600gm of Equilibra 500 Feed Balancer
  • 750gm of Fibregest for Horses
  • 1.5kg of Alfalfa Soya Oil
  • 750gm of Tiger Oats

Hard Work

  • 600gm of Equilibra 500 Feed Balancer
  • 750gm of Fibregest for Horses
  • 1.5kg of Alfalfa Soya Oil
  • 2kg of Tiger Oats

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ's)

  • Q: My horse has too much energy, what should I do?
  • A: Gradually decrease the quantity of Tiger Oats in the feed as necessary.
  • Q: My horse doesn’t have enough energy, what should I do?
  • A: Gradually increase the quantity Tiger Oats in the feed as necessary.​