Adjusting your Handy Hay Nets set up for appropriate slow feeding during stressful conditions like winter.

I spend a lot of time on the phone with wonderful customers, supporting you to observe your horse's behaviour with their hay nets and translating that into practical solutions to reduce stress in your horses' environment and minimize your work managing them.

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Netting Sizes

Most people consider slow feeding to be a one-size-fits-all concept. We have discovered however, that there are a great variety of factors to consider when choosing the right system for your animal. The age of your critters, the time of year, and the coarseness of your hay, all have an influence on how comfortably your horse can self regulate their own hay consumption.

If you find your animals are trashing their bags, gobbling hay, or continue to have weight problems, then you may want to reevaluate your hay and netting combinations.

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Why the kind of hay you use matters with 1/2" and 1" hole slow feeder hay nets.

Since I began the journey into slow feeding with hay bags a few years ago, there has been a lot of trial and error and experimenting along the way. Even though I started my horses on 1.5" slow feeder hay nets initially, I found that they could get too much hay, too fast and were bloated and overeating, so I started making my own 1" hole bags.

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