Dry forage isnít a problem nutritionally since horses can get some form of
nutrition even from dry and short forage. However, the issue is with the weeds
that take over during the dry seasons. Horses will eat weeds if they canít find
any grass whether or not these weeds are toxic to themselves.
While some nutrition can be gained from short and dry pastures it most
certainly isnít giving your horse sufficient nutrients. As long as you have an
adequate supply of hay then supplementing shouldnít be a problem. If you have a
horse with a good