How to feed your event horse on competition day

Jane Buchan from Baileys Horse Feeds, sponsors of the JAS and JT series, advises how best to feed your horse on competition days.

Feeding your event horse on competition days

There’s lots to think about on an eventing competition day. You have to plan your route to the venue, get your equipment together and make sure you have all the correct paperwork. But feeding your horse correctly is vital if you want to do your best.

  • Try to keep your routine as normal as possible on competition day
  • Give your horse breakfast as usual
  • Travel with a net of hay or haylage
  • Always offer water

There are many feed options available if your horse has any specific needs. Make sure you find out what works best for you and your horse.