Facts, Recipes & Cautions
Horses love to eat apples and they are safe for most horses to eat. Horses can eat apples as treats as long as they are fed in moderation and properly prepared.
Apples range in flavor from super sweet to tart and horses often prefer one flavor over another if given a choice.
Apples contain potassium, fiber, vitamin A and vitamin C. They also contain antioxidants that help destroy damaged molecules in the body that often cause inflammation and other issues.
Apples Are Healthy for Horses
Horses love to eat cooking apples. They find them just as delicious as other varieties. While they will eat them cooked, horses tend to prefer their apples raw.
Types of Apples Horses Can Eat
Some horse owners prepare a batch of apple oatmeal as a horse treat. Again, make sure any ingredients used are safe for horses and that you don’t add too much sugar since apples already contain some.