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Alfalfa Cubes: An Excellent Nutritional Source For Geriatric Horses

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Alfalfa cubes are large cubes of chopped and compressed alfalfa hay. Although they are more expensive than loose or baled hay, they have advantages for geriatric horses that are worth the cost. What Is a Geriatric Horse? Geriatric horses, also called "hard keepers," are senior horses with issues that make it difficult to maintain their health. These issues can include stress from pain, dental problems, immune system insufficiency or gastrointestinal inefficiency.

20 May 2015