Make your own horse feed scoop with Horsemart's Handy Hints
VideoWednesday 07 May 2014
More Handy Tips: http://www.horsemart.co.uk/news.php?id=3841 Our Other Horse Guides: http://www.horsemart.co.uk/advice.php Want to make your own Horse Feed Scoop? Today's handy hint we are going to be looking at making our own horse feed scoop. These round feed horse feed bowls and scoops are quite costly to buy and always getting lost or broken in the yard. We are going to show you a cheap and easy way to make your own horse feeder. This you will need to make your own horse feeding scoop :- Lemonade bottle Scissors or a Stanley knife. (If using a Stanely knife please take great care whilst cutting) Set of scales To start with, the top of your bottle is going to be the handle. If you hold your bottle at one end and make an insertion down. You are going to come around up to the top of your bottle, and then, back up to the top to create your horse feed scoop. If your using a Stanley knife you must be very, very careful as those can be extremely dangerous Always shut your Stanley knife after use. Using the scissors cut around the edges to make sure there are no sharp edges. Once that is done you can add your horse feed. What you should always do when you get a new feed scoop or any horse feed equipment is weigh your horse feed so you know how much your scoop is containing, it's a good idea to get a permanent marker and draw around your bottle and write down the feed and the weight of the horse feed. You can have a line to show for example how much oats the horse has and a line for how many nuts they have. This mean that you can keep on top of the amount of horse food you are giving your horse which is very important. Check back next week for our next Handy Hint......