> two after the starting time of the ride.
> I would normally feed "breakfast" about an hour before start time, but make it a
> light feeding -- about half a normal amount.
I concur with Joe's thoughts. I usually get up at 4 and feed immediately.
>From a suggestion by Dr. Ridgeway some years ago I started throwing water
on it (normal hay). My gelding usually won't eat a lot just prior to a
ride. I've never really had a hydration problem.
Tommy Crockett, <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Los Osos, Ca. 93402-2715, USA
"I ain't got no blood in my veins I just got them four
lanes of Hard Amarillo Highway" Terry Allen