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Can Horses Eat Pineapple?

 

Yes, horses can eat pineapple! Pineapple, when properly prepared, can make an excellent treat for your horse.

The main thing you need to be worried about when feeding your horse pineapple is that the fruit is properly prepared. The first thing that you are going to want to do with the pineapple to to remove the harder outer skin. Then you will want to remove the core of the pineapple with a knife or a corer. You will then want to slice the pineapple into rings which are easily manageable for your horse.

It is also very important to make sure that you wash pineapple (and any other fruit) thoroughly before feeding it to your horse to ensure Can Horse Eat Pineapplethat it is free of any dirt and pesticides.

If you have prepared your pineapple properly then horses often fall in love with the fruit because it is so juicy and sweet. We always warn against feeding too much pineapple to your horse, around half a pineapple would be good as a treat, and definitely not more than one a day! This is because pineapple is very rich in sugars which can cause your horse to become overweight if they do not get enough exercise.

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