DIY Horse Treats

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Any day is a good day to pamper your hoofed friend. Sometimes you can buy gifts, indulge your pony in their favorite games, and so much more. But a sweet idea is a DIY horse treat. Yes! Homemade with love by your loving hands.

Homemade horse treats are simple, fun, and delicious. All you need are some good recipes. As always, we have that covered. Dig in horse friend!

Carrot Crisp Horse Treats (Baked)

You will need,

  • 2 shredded carrots
  • 5 shredded apple
  • Half cup of water
  • ¾ cup of oatmeal
  • ¾ cup bran
  • 1/3 cup molasses


  • Preheat the oven to about 400 degrees
  • Oil .a muffin tin
  • Mix all your ingredients into a bowl. You will get a thick and doughy mixture. You can add more bran if you like.
  • Put the dough in the muffin tin with a metal scoop or form the dough into small balls with your hands, and bake in the oven for 30-50 minutes.


Organic Apple Oatmeal Horse Treats

You will need,

  • 1 cup of organic applesauce
  • ½ cup of organic flour
  • ¼ cup of organic molasses
  • 3 cups of uncooked oatmeal


  • First, identify your dry ingredients and mix them in a bowl
  • Now bring in the applesauce, mix, and bring in the molasses. Mix everything thoroughly.
  • You will notice how thick the mixture is. Scoop up small amounts and form small cute balls with them.
  • Place them neatly on a tray (spray the tray with coconut oil or another healthy oil before). Make sure there is no touching – between the cute balls.
  • Bake for 15-20 minutes until cooked.
  • After baking, bring out the tray and leave the treats to cool down on it for about 5 minutes.
  • The treats will harden as they cool. Store in an air-tight container.


Kit’s Popgrain Balls for Horses

You will need,

  • 1 cup of molasses or sugar
  • 1 cup of water
  • 1/3 cup light Karo syrup
  • 3 quarts sweet feed or oats
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • ¼ teaspoon of salt


  • Cook the molasses or sugar, light Karo syrup, and water under 280 degrees Fahrenheit. Cook to the medium-crack stage.
  • To this mixture, add salt, vanilla, and sweet food.
  • Stir thoroughly.
  • Grease your hands and form the mixture into cute balls. Place all the balls on wax paper to set and that is all.


Easy Jet No-Bake Cookies

Looking for a treat you and your four-legged friend can share? This recipe is just that.

You will need,

  • 1 cup of old-fashioned uncooked oats
  • ½ cup peanut butter – if your pony has peanut allergies, you can replace this ingredient with sun butter.
  • ¾ cup of milk
  • ¾ cup of powdered sugar
  • ¼ apple chips that have been crunched to smaller pieces.
  • ¾ unsweetened granola or puffed wheat


  • Mix the peanut butter or sun butter, milk, and sugar together in a bowl.
  • Add all other ingredients in their appropriate measurements and mix them properly.
  • Scoop and place on wax paper as round balls. Allow the balls to stand on the wax paper until they are firm.

DIY Horse Treats are fun!!!

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