Young girl standing with her mom in front of a stable feeding  horse a treat from her hand

Easter Treats for Horses

Easter is fast approaching, and while you’re out and about stocking up on easter eggs for the family and you might be wondering: What treats can I give my horse?

Well, chocolate is toxic to horses , and as far as we know, the easter bunny wants to keep all of the carrots for himself, so you’ll have to get creative. Why not try this delicious recipe for sweet oat treats for a healthy horse safe easter.

PREP TIME: 20 Minutes
COOK TIME: 20 minutes
MAKES: 24-36 Treats

You'll Need:

  • 4 cups Oats 
  • 1 cup Flour  (whole wheat or all-purpose works fine)
  • 2 tsp salt
  • 2 tsp baking soda
  • 2 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 to 1cup water
  • 1/4 cup molasses
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 1/3 cup sunflower or coconut oil

How to:

  1. Preaheat the oven to 180 Degrees C
  2. Mix the dry ingredients in a large mixing bowl until evenly combined
  3. Add the water, molasses, honey and oil to the bowl and mix thoroughly
  4. Using table spoon sized scoops, arrange evenly on a backing sheet
  5. Bake at 180 Degrees C for 20 minutes, or until lightly browned on top.
  6. Remove from oven and place on a cooling rack for a minimum of four hours to cool
  7. Transfer to a sealed container to store.

All that’s left now is to treat your horse to a delicious easter surprise - we hope they enjoy!

TOP TIP: Why not try and stage an easter treat hunt for your horse and let them search for their treats in their stable or paddock.