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Irish Creek Stables’ Top 5 Horse-Friendly Recipes and Treats

At Irish Creek Stables, we believe in pampering our equine companions with love and care. One of the best ways to bond with your horse and reinforce positive behavior is through delicious homemade treats. In this blog post, we’ll share our top five horse-friendly recipes that are not only scrumptious but also packed with wholesome ingredients to keep your horses happy and healthy. Let’s get started!


Carrot and Apple Horse Cookies

2 cups of rolled oats
1 cup of grated carrots
1 cup of grated apples
1/2 cup of molasses

Preheat your oven to 350°F (175°C).

In a mixing bowl, combine the rolled oats, grated carrots, grated apples, and molasses.

Mix until the ingredients form a thick, sticky dough.

Using a spoon or your hands, shape the dough into small cookies and place them on a baking sheet.

Bake for about 20-25 minutes or until the cookies are golden brown.

Let them cool completely before serving to your horse.


Peppermint and Oat Horse Treats


2 cups of old-fashioned oats
1/2 cup of crushed peppermint candies
1/4 cup of warm water

In a mixing bowl, combine the oats and crushed peppermint candies.

Slowly add warm water to the mixture and stir until it forms a thick, sticky consistency.

Roll the mixture into small balls or shape them into fun molds.

Allow them to dry for a few hours or overnight before offering them to your horse.


Banana and Molasses Horse Muffins


2 ripe bananas, mashed
1/2 cup of molasses
1 cup of whole wheat flour
1/2 cup of rolled oats
1/2 teaspoon of baking soda

Preheat your oven to 350°F (175°C).

In a large bowl, combine the mashed bananas and molasses.

Add the whole wheat flour, rolled oats, and baking soda, stirring until well combined.

Pour the mixture into muffin tins or silicone molds.

Bake for approximately 15-20 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean.

Let the muffins cool before offering them as a delightful treat.


Peanut Butter and Carrot Horse Popsicles


2 cups of unsweetened applesauce
1/2 cup of peanut butter
1/2 cup of grated carrots
Ice cube trays or silicone molds

In a bowl, mix together the applesauce and peanut butter until smooth.

Stir in the grated carrots.

Spoon the mixture into ice cube trays or silicone molds.

Freeze until solid.

Pop out a horse-friendly popsicle and let your horse enjoy this refreshing treat on a hot day.

Sweet Potato and Cinnamon Horse Biscuits


2 cups of sweet potato puree
1 cup of oats
1 teaspoon of ground cinnamon

Preheat your oven to 350°F (175°C).
In a bowl, combine the sweet potato puree, oats, and ground cinnamon.
Mix until you have a dough-like consistency.
Roll out the dough and use cookie cutters to create fun shapes.
Bake for approximately 20-25 minutes or until the biscuits are firm and golden.
Let them cool before sharing with your equine friend.


These horse-friendly recipes and treats from Irish Creek Stables are sure to make your horses’ hearts and taste buds sing with joy. Remember that while spoiling your horse with treats is fun, moderation is key to maintaining a healthy diet. Treats should complement their regular feed and not replace it. Enjoy making these delicious snacks for your beloved equine companions!