We are all lovers of good food and even our equine friends delight in certain foods. Today I bring you a couple of recipes so you can pamper your horse.
As we all know, carrots are very nutritious and irresistible for our horses. In this sense, I have two delicious recipes for you to give your friend a sweet moment.
Recipes for horses
Recipe 1: Carrot balls
To prepare the first of two recipes, the carrot balls, you will need several ingredients, which will be described below:
Ready to cook? Here we go!
- 2 cups grated carrots (3 or 4 large carrots)
- 1/4 cup of molasses (we can also use honey)
- 2 tablespoons of oil
- A teaspoon of salt
- One Cups of flour
- 1 cup of oatmeal
You can also add a little coconut to your liking
Once all the elements are assembled, let´s do it!
First we must preheat the oven to 176º and, in the meantime, mix all the ingredients in a large bowl, no matter where we start. Order does not alter the result!
The ingredients must be mixed well until a paste is a little sticky. When it is ready, we will proceed to make balls, we can shape them with our hands or, if we do not want to get too dirty, we can make them with two spoons.
In case you do not want to get dirty, wear gloves! The gloves help you maintain hygiene and you do not get dirty.
Once the balls are placed in the tray (do not forget the oven paper) we proceed to put them in the oven for 20 or 25 minutes, until they are golden brown.
When they are ready, take out the tray and let them cool, if they are a little soft, do not worry, next time they will come out better. Once cooled down, the moment of truth arrives, we have to give them to our four-legged culinary critics.
Recipe 2: Fruit Popsickle
For this summer time when the heat is getting hotter and our horses want to stay fresh, I have the solution: A Fruit Popsickle. This is the best of recipes to summer time.
What is a Fruit Popsickle? It is like a fruit ice cream, cold, refreshing, ideal to give as a reward to our equines.
To prepare this delicious dessert you need fruits, molasses, water, a freezer and that’s it!
- Various fruits such as apples, peaches, Paraguayan, and even carrots work well
- 2 tablespoons of molasses
- 1 glass with water
If you do not have molasses you can use Gatorade or another drink with electrolytes
To start cut the pieces of fruit into pieces by removing the bones and seeds. Once done, grab a glass with hot water and mix the molasses in it until it is well uniform.
Having already cut the fruit and having the mixture of water and molasses made in the glass, we take the container and throw the fruit and liquid and put it in the freezer until it cools down well (if you like, leave it a whole day).
The result is a block of very refreshing fruit that will undoubtedly make your horse feel flattered.
With these recipes you can reward your horse when he has a good performance or simply when you want to spoil him to encourage his good character. Try it both recipes and tell us your experience.
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