15 Types of

Horse Hay

Certain types of horse hay are more popular in specific areas because locally grown hay is often much more affordable and easier to come by.

Orchard grass hay is a staple among horse hays, and most horses absolutely love it. This type of hay has a protein content of 10% to 12% and a high-calorie content.

Orchard Grass

Oat grass hay is another good choice for most horses, even those that do not fare well on oat grain food. Oat hay has about 9% crude protein. Oat hay features more vitamin A than other hays.

Oat Grass Hay

Barley hay is another horse hay option containing about 9% crude protein. This hay rates about the same as timothy hay when it comes to nutrients.

Barley Hay