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QUESTION: hello sir, we in INDIA feed racehorses with wheat bran. what about you? do you feed rice bran or wheat bran? which one is good for horses?

ANSWER: HI    WE FEED WHEAT BRAN IN THE MASH .. THANKS  ED HESS

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QUESTION: sir, dont you feed rice bran to your horses. is rice bran good for horse health or wheat bran good?

ANSWER: hi-- i have always fed wheat bran.i do not like to change a horses diet .  i do not think that rice bran would hurt the horse as you feed that in india. thanks ED HESS

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QUESTION: sir, is wheat bran good for horse health when compared to rice bran?

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HI -- YES,  SINCE WE FEED BRAN OVER HERE AND YOU FEED RICE OVER THERE .BOTH WHEAT AND RICE BRAN WOULD DO IN A HOT MASH AT THE NIGHT FEEDING. WE HAVE ALWAYS USED BRAN IN HOT MASHES HERE IN THE US AND IT HAS ALWAYS WORKED GOOD FOR A GOOD NIGHT FEED. THANKS ED HESS

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Have trained thoroughbreds for 30 odd years. Have been a licensed trainer for that long of time. I continue to train my race horses and thoroughly enjoy every day.

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Experience: Licensed trainer for over 30 yrs. Have had lots of winners in all different types of races - from bottom claimers to top quality stakes winners. My best money winner was Aristocratic Cross (multiple stakes winner). My best claiming horse was Navajo Family, winner of 12 races in one year. I still enjoy racing a modest stable of horses each year.

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