A horse has a single stomach much like a person. Their plant diet begins in the mouth and continues throughout their body. Knowing how your horse’s digestive system works can help you understand what and how much they have to eat. It will prepare you for issues, such as colic. You’ll be able to communicate easily with your veterinarian, and possibly save your horse’s life! Watch this video for a complete guide.
Purina Mills put together an educational video to describe the digestion process. During the guide you’ll watch the food enter and break down through the various parts of the system. In eight minutes, you can become an expert on how your horse digests!