Which type of salt lick is better for horses, rock salt or brine?

Horses November 10, 2014 Print Friendly and PDF

Regular (white) salt or rock salt is best for horses. Many people use a mineral block; however, the amount of block consumed is so variable between horses that it is not a good idea to provide minerals other than sodium chloride (salt) in a block.  

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This work is supported by the USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture, New Technologies for Ag Extension project.