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Did You Know? Bananas Are For Horses

Yup, lots of horses enjoy them.

by Juliet Getty, Ph.D.
Did You Know? Bananas Are For Horses When horses are given a choice, they like funugreek and banana flavors best. Bananas are easy to feed - just add sliced pieces to the feed, peel and all, if you'd like. Or you can make your own extract by boiling chopped banana in water until smooth. Commercially prepared banana extract should be natural for the best flavor. Contributing Nutrition Editor Dr. Juliet Getty Continue Reading

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