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Nose-It!® Ball

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Why We Love This

Used as a slow feeder and/or treat dispenser, the Nose-It!® A Toy with Purpose™ works with your horse's natural grazing instincts, controlling the amount of food intake at any given time. No more waste or inhaling of food-stuffs. Your horse will stay engaged with this patented interactive "One Roll At A Time™" design which helps to minimize bad behavior. Provides hours of enjoyment indoors or outdoors, in any weather.  
Favorite Features

  •  A Linear Low Density Polyethylene (LLDPE) is used in the rotational molding process that produces a lightweight yet durable Nose-It! with no seams to split or break apart from use
  • Excellent for use with all types of treats, pelleted feeds or hay cubes.

Made in the USA

Sizing It Up

10” funnel fill style with a 2” in diameter hole

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    Nose-It!® Ball is rated 3.8462 out of 5 by 13.
    Rated 1 out of 5 by from Nose It Ball Got this ball and it was fine until my horse got her hind foot stuck in it!! Yes, my warmblood mare got her foot stuck in the ball (she is not a small/petite horse). The trainer had to use a hack saw to cut it off I was VERY fortunate my horse was not injured. My horse got her foot stuck in the ball approx 30 days after buying the toy... so it was not worn out by any means. Buyers be careful or you to may come to the barn with your horse wearing a red nose it ball slipper!!
    Date published: 2015-04-13
    Rated 2 out of 5 by from Not impressed I was not impressed by this treat ball, the hole is too small for the design so treats don't come out and cleaning is very, very difficult. My horse lost interest and would leave treats in the ball.
    Date published: 2015-03-31
    Rated 3 out of 5 by from Like it but could be better This was purchased for my very intelligent and mouthy pony. He gets bored very easily in his stall and even in turnout unless their is grass for him to graze or a ball to toss around. I knew this would be good for him. I thought it was a bit expensive for what it is but it is very durable. He knew what to do with it right away, but he is a quick learner. I put in some apple pieces but it was so hard to get them out, even for me. He got frustrated and left it to me to get them out. I like that it is difficult but these apple pieces were small so they should've gotten through. I don't want them stuck in there for hours so they get moldy and make him sick. I will try with some alfalfa cubes but I don't want him getting frustrated, that's not the point, it's to keep him entertained and happy.
    Date published: 2015-03-24
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great product, wrong horse Got the ball for my horse on layup. He was interested in the first couple days but started getting frustrated so he started pawing/kicking it which left him bruised.The shape of the toy is what makes treats hard to fall out, not whole size. I got small treats thinking they would be better after reading other reviews but they fell out too easily (even with hay stuffing inside).
    Date published: 2015-03-03
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from I bought this as a way to lessen boredom for my gelding, Killian. He was so taken with it and I could see the wheels turning as he tried to figure out how to get the yummy treats out. He did have some success! I lookforward to more play session with the Nose-It Nall, and I believe this is going to be a toy he will enjoy for some time to come.
    Date published: 2015-02-16
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Kept Horse Busy Eating Great product. Horse got the hang of it right away. It takes him two hours just to eat the lunch pellets we fill the ball with. Plus, it is heavy enough that he cannot toss it out of the feeding trough it is in.
    Date published: 2015-01-19
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Patience pays off....... It took him a few days to "get it" but now it is just what I was looking for, the BO has closed the pastures for grazing and my poor dear boy 9months from colic surgery needs to be occupied he's not a sit around kinda guy....hay cubes are a great fit....
    Date published: 2014-09-24
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from Limited Appeal I recently bought a Nose-It Ball for my bored gelding. According to the writeup about the product, it can accommodate hay cubes. That turned out to be untrue, at least in my case. The cubes were too big and refused to fall out of the hole. Diced carrots didn't work either, for the same reason. During the winter I will put my horse on an elder-horse supplement. It's pelleted, and I think it will be perfect for this ball because the pellets are so tiny. But now, in summer--especially with the good grass hay we've been getting--he doesn't get a supplement. Who wants a revved-up trail horse? Not I!
    Date published: 2014-08-11
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