The horses are required to move through this water to get to their food. This practice ensures hoofs stay moist. It is not like the wet/dry conditions we put up with - that is lengthy periods in mud and lengthy periods in dry, rock hard pastures.
If you need to feed your horses grain outside. this can be a safe alternative. notice the solid dividers between their heads: its to prevent food aggression and the need to defend their food from others.
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