Halloween Treats for Horses

Halloween Treats for Horses

Halloween is not only fun for the children but also our precious four-legged friends- horses!

Fall is the perfect season to spoil your horses with treats such as pumpkins, apples, and more variety of fruits and vegetables ready to be eaten. In this article, we have a list of horse-friendly treats for you to spoil your partner in crime during autumn!

Fresh Veggies and Fruits

Now that we are in the fall season, many delicious fruits and vegetables are ready to be consumed by your BFGs (Big, Friendly Giants). Horses love them, and you can make many fun and horse-safe recipes such as cookies, muffins, and cakes with many of these.

Here’s a list of safe vegetables for your horse this fall:

  • Pumpkins
  • Winter Squash
  • Carrots
  • Parsnip

Here’s a list of safe fruits for your horse this fall:

  • Apples
  • Grapes
  • Pears

Why not make homemade treats?

Below are simple yet quick treat recipes you can make for your forever friend this Halloween!

Cookies for Horses

What you need:

  • One carrot
  • One apple
  • One cup of honey
  • Two cups of oats
  • Two tbsp of vegetable oil


  1. Preheat your oven to 325 degrees.
  2. Grate your carrot and apple.
  3. Mix all together with the rest of the ingredients.
  4. Turn the mixture into small round shapes and place them on a baking sheet.
  5. Bake for a minimum of 30 minutes
  6. Let it cool down, and let your horses enjoy!

Pumpkin Treats for Horses

What you need:

  • Four cups of whole oats
  • Canned pumpkin
  • Two cups of water
  • Two tbsp of baking powder
  • One cup of wheat flour
  • Three tbsp of cinnamon
  • Half a cup of honey


  1. Preheat your oven to 325 degrees.
  2. Mix dry ingredients and set aside.
  3. Mix water, pumpkin, and honey.
  4. Combine both mixtures.
  5. Place large spoonfuls of mixture on a baking sheet.
  6. Bake for a minimum of 20min.
  7. Let it cool and serve your horses.

No Bake Treat for Horses

What you need:

  • Half a cup of peanut butter
  • One cup of horse feed
  • One cup of oats
  • Half a cup of honey


  1. Mix all ingredients.
  2. Roll them up into little balls.
  3. Wrap the balls in tin foil.
  4. Place in the freezer overnight.

Trick or Treat?

Now that you know what treats to give your horse, it’s time to get SPOOKY! Why not decorate their stables for the holidays? You may as well make it more fun for your furry friend by hanging surprises such as the treats mentioned above around the stable.

We hope you enjoy making the treats as much as your horses will enjoy having them. Remember not to overfeed your friend, and ensure you use horse-safe ingredients only!

Happy Halloween! Everyone at Jon William Stables hopes to see how you celebrate Halloween this year on our Facebook page! If you did get inspired and decided to try some of these recipes for your horses, don’t forget to share a picture or two with us on our Facebook page! 

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