Managing your grazing spaces can be a tricky balancing act in spring. Certain horses may need to be kept off lush grass for fear of laminitis , while others can take full advantage of the grazing options. What’s more, some properties aren’t large enough to support constant grazing without stressing the pasture grasses. A good solution for these problems is electric fencing ---wires, tapes or braids---that you can move as needed.
If you need to keep a horse off of new-growth pasture, fence off a “sacrifice” area and allow other horses to graze it down. When the pasture is no longer lush, place the at-risk horse in