This Thanksgiving share in the festivities with your horse by making them a meal of their own. Your horse will be grateful you took the time to give them a tasty treat! Most owners would agree that they’re thankful for their horse. So, why not show that lucky pony how much you really love them!

Simple & Fun Thanksgiving Horse Recipes

Thanksgiving Mash (Courtesy of: Horse Nation)


  • Hot Water
  • 1/4 to 1/2 cup Brown Sugar
  • 2 Shredded carrots
  • 1 Chopped Apple
  • 2 cups of Unsweetened Apple Juice
  • And some shredded beet pulp, bran, or alfalfa cubes.

Mix all ingredients together in a large bucket. Pour hot water on top. Allow the mixture to sit for a few minutes or until the water is absorbed and is cool enough to eat.  Tip: Pour the apple juice over the mash right before served.

A Peppermint Dessert (Courtesy of: The Horse)


  • 1 cup rolled oats
  • ¼ cup water
  • 1 to 2 tbsp. molasses
  • 5 peppermints

Mix the oats and water until the oats are damp. Next, add molasses by the tablespoon until the mixture is sticky. Roll the mixture into balls and press peppermint in the middle of each cookie. Lastly, put them in refrigerator (uncovered) to harden.

Pumpkin Pie Horse Style (Courtney of: Horse Illustrated)


  • 1 small pumpkin – already baked with flesh removed
  • 1 tablespoon cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon nutmeg (optional)
  • 18 oz oats
  • ¼ cup molasses (other options include honey or applesauce)
  • ½ cup brown sugar

Mix the pumpkin flesh with the other ingredients in a large bowl. Spoon out evenly sized balls on a cookie sheet. If the mixture is too runny, add more molasses for binding. Bake 12 to 15 minutes at 375°F.

Make sure to check out: 5 Reasons To Be Thankful For Your Horse!