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  Good Feeding Rules  
1 Always allow access to fresh clean water.  
2 Horses should be fed according to their temperament, condition and bodyweight.  
3 You should feed for work done and not in anticipation of the work the horse is about to do.  
4 Plenty of fibre should be fed to help gut function. You should feed a minimum of 50% of their diet as roughage.  
5 You should feed by weight and not by volume of feed, weigh a scoop full and a haynet.  
6 Try and feed at the same time each day. Horses like a settled routine.  
7 You should feed little and ofter, keep feeds of concentrates to 2 - 2.5 kg. per feed.  
8 Use high quality feeds, avoid dusty or mouldy feed.  
9 If you need to change the diet, do it gradually to avoid the risk of digestive upset.  
10 Never exercise the horse immediately after feeding allow at least 2 - 3 hours after feeding and don't feed until 1 hour after working.