Eating Habits of horses and ponys
Hay, see the greenness of it. It has more color to it. This is good hay but the picture above is feild grass hay and is richer then this hay.
Straw, see how it is almost white. It has less color. Straw is used in staws as bedding. Horses dont eat straw because it would be like eating cardboard to use.
The picture above is a bale of Field grass hay which is held together by baling twine. The baling twine is NOT to be eaten by horses or ponies because it might cause stomach problems.
The two arrows are pointing to the baling twine and to remove them, you cut them off. Baling twine is a set of strings that hole the bale together.
Each bale is made up in laps. A lap is a section of hay tightly put together and it makes it easy to give to a horse or pony. This way you don't have to pull apart the bale to give it to you animals you can just grab a few laps.
This is clover. They also like to eat this.
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