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Re: [RC] Horses & mud puddles - Barbara McCrary

We have horses that will eat the algae......long big strings of it.  Or is that moss?  Well, they eat it, anyway.
 
Barbara
 
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Sent: Monday, March 06, 2006 3:54 PM
Subject: [RC] Horses & mud puddles

    1.  Because they are thirsty.
    2.  Given a choice between a stream & a mud puddle during cold weather they always choose the mud puddle.
    3.  Choosing a clear puddle vs. a muddy puddle seems a matter of preference but given a choice between clear and thick green the thick green will win every time with my guys.  Must be something nutritional about algae.  
    
    Now here's a question - If the puddles are full of tadpoles does your horse just swallow them along with the water? 

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