How Much Loose Salt Should a Horse Get Everyday?

Updated March 28, 2024

In this Ask the Vet video, Dr. Gray and SmartPaker Dan discuss how much salt a horse should get in the diet daily. Dr. Gray explains the factors involved in determining the daily amount for a horse in heavy work, the best and most convenient way to get your horse the salt he needs, and why salt blocks might not be ideal for horses.

SmartPak strongly encourages you to consult your veterinarian regarding specific questions about your horse's health. This information is not intended to diagnose or treat any disease, and is purely educational.