Contrary to popular belief, horses rarely eat or lick soil because of a dietary deficiency. Instead, most cases of soil eating stem from boredom.
… and where trace mineral blocks come up short. As summer saunters leisurely toward fall, many of us are enjoying increased horseback activity or starting to gear up for socially distanced shows. But while it’s good to keep our horses fit and occupied, their nutritional needs should also be a primary focus.