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Slow Feeder Safety

How to use slow-feed haynets and slow feeders without endangering your horse's limbs, hooves, and teeth.
Stable Management Extra: Slow Feeder Safety

If you’re using a slow feeder, it’s probably because you want the best for your horse. Occasionally, though, slow feeders create health or welfare issues of their own. It’s important to keep the risks in mind as you choose, monitor, and maintain your slow feeding equipment. In this volume of Stable Management Extra, our sources describe five safety risks associated with haynets and slow feeders and how to mitigate them.

  • Types of slow feeders
  • Preventing mealtime frustration
  • How to maintain your feeders

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ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Christa Lesté-Lasserre, MA
Passionate about horses and science from the time she was riding her first Shetland Pony in Texas, Christa Lesté-Lasserre writes about scientific research that contributes to a better understanding of all equids. After undergrad studies in science, journalism, and literature, she received a master's degree in creative writing. Now based in France, she aims to present the most fascinating aspect of equine science: the story it creates. Follow Lesté-Lasserre on Twitter @christalestelas.

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