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QUESTION: hello sir. a 470kg thoroughbred racehorse needs how many kilograms of oats, bran, sweet feed per day?

ANSWER: HI USUALY FEED MY HORSES ABOUT 12 LBS OF GRAIN A DAY. THAT IS A MIX OF OATS  SWEET FEED ETC. DIVIDED 3 TIME A DAY. THANKS ED HESS

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QUESTION: thanks for the answer. among 12lbs of grains a day, how much lbs of oats and sweet feed you feed 1 time before dividing into 3 times a day?

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HI i do not use bran in the daily feed unless they run a hard race, and then it is used as a bran mash. i would feed 4 quarts of oats and 4 quarts of sweet feed in the evening meal. i would feed 2 quarts of oats in the am and 2 quarts of oatss after there morning work. so 3 time a day. 2 qts  am   2 qts after the morning work and 8 qts for a evening meal. 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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