A racehorse needs 9 kg of hay per day, and they need 45 liters of water to digest.
Water helps create acid in the gut to dissolve grass, lack of water, grass can clog the intestine, causing congestion pain and may require medical intervention. To combat dehydration, many children are fed a special food that is alcohol grass. It is 50% water and fermented for two weeks, so to make it easier to digest, like the kind of people who eat cereal, in general what is wet to keep horses hydrated. A horse needs 68 kg of weed on a plane transport, it can easily eat when desired, the grass is tightened to eat longer.
Racehorses have a more advanced diet. Horses’ diets include grass, rice, soybeans, raw eggs and vitamins. In particular, racehorses are fed more rice than grass compared to normal horses. Normally, a horse usually eats 1 to more than 1 stomach of rice (50 kg) within half a month, the horse will race for 2 days to finish 1 stomach. Right from the beginning of 4 months, racehorses had to be fed with rice to help make bones strong, otherwise porous bones, easily broken during racing. In the years when the horses were still struggling on the racetrack, they were fed more rice and were cared for very carefully to accumulate stamina.
Horse feed can usually be grass, bran. However, before the horse race phase needs to pay more attention to the diet of the horse. At this time, the horse must eat more corn, paddy, soybeans, even raw eggs, but not too fat, heavy belly, and running will quickly tire. Buying precious horses is a feat, but to nurture and take care of them is not a simple matter.
For racehorses, the breeder relies on the height and weight to allocate medicine and rations to ensure the health and performance of the racehorse. Racehorse diets are strictly followed to ensure the best possible condition for each race. Every day, some owners have to come in and out to force a horse of average height and weight to eat 15 kg of rice at the prescribed time. Horse care is also very meticulous and strict, so some homeowners also have a team of professional engineers and workers from bathing, haircutting, midwifery, training, cleaning, feeding, to monitor the health, in addition to proper nutrition, the breeder must practice the horse regularly. More importantly, farmers must have strong veterinary knowledge to know how to care for and clean the barn because horses often fall sick.