This is a general survey of information about your horse which will help in forming an optimal diet and feeding plan.
Feel free to add additional information that you feel will be helpful.
You can copy/paste the questions into an email or text file to answer or simply use this as a guideline to tell me about your horse/s.
Location (State, county)
Years with horses
Years caring for your own horses
Total number of horses
Breed, Age/Foaled, Sex
Body Condition Score
(or Normal, Thin, Fat)
Major weight loss/gain?
Any loss of muscle, or change in condition?
With owner at home or boarded
Stall, pen, corral, paddock (size, amount of time)
Acreage (pasture or free range)
Water (automatic waterers, tank, buckets, natural source)
Private well or municipal water system
Stallion - breeding
Mare - open, pregnant, lactating
Any present or past medical issues or injuries
Blood work done?
IR, Cushing's, PSSM/EPSM or other metabolic issues?
Signs and symptoms
Regular veterinary care?
Any hoof issues
Laminitis or founder?
Who does the trimming/shoeing?
Feed - Brand/Type/Amount/Frequency
Hay - type, where it comes from, how fed
Pelleted hay - brand, type
Grain (straights - oats, barley, etc.)
Supplements (brand name, quantity)
Salt (block, loose, in feed? iodized or plain, how much?)
Who does the feeding (self, barn help, children)
Any other information you feel would be helpful