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Healthy Treats for Snack Balls


As winter approaches and turnout time is limited, horses and ponies may spend more time stabled. Keeping them occupied can be a worry for many horse owners and providing snack balls can be a great way to help reduce boredom and provide a more natural ‘trickle’ feeding rate.

Finding a treat or pelleted horse feed that is tasty but also healthy can sometimes be a struggle. In the Dengie range, our Alfalfa and Grass Pellets are the perfect solution! Providing fibre in a concentrated form, Alfalfa and Grass Pellets are both naturally low in sugar and starch. They are also FREE from:

  • Artificial preservatives, flavours and additives
  • Molasses – no added sugar
  • Cereals and by-products including straw
  • Binders and fillers

Alfalfa Pellets are simply 100% alfalfa – rich in calcium and other naturally occurring vitamins and minerals. As alfalfa is naturally low in sugar (5%) Alfalfa Pellets are ideal for horses and ponies that require a low sugar diet such as laminitis prone individuals including those with Equine Metabolic Syndrome (EMS) and Pituitary Pars Intermedia Dysfunction (PPID).

Grass Pellets are 100% naturally grown meadow grass with no added sugar. Naturally sweet they are ideal at tempting fussy feeders!

Did you know: Alfalfa and Grass Pellets are not just a high-fibre source for horses and ponies, other animals such as cattle, sheep, goats and camelids can also enjoy the benefits of these versatile feeds.

For further advice on how to keep your horse occupied during the winter months or whilst on box rest call the Dengie Feedline on 01621 841188 or fill out our feed advice form.