The Dangers of Feed Buckets

The Dangers of Feed Buckets Written by Samantha Goldstein **Warning! Graphic images** Feed buckets, though essential for proper horse care, can be extremely dangerous! We all know how horses eat; so excitedly it becomes almost violent, as if they can’t finish their food fast enough. Research indicates that many horses have had multiple unpleasant experiences with these buckets, during feeding or just accidentally during the day. A few serious injuries from feeding are ripped eyelids and punctured or ripped nostrils. The metal piece that wraps around the bucket isn’t necessarily sharp, nonetheless horses are prone to injury. Minor damage encompasses...

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