Horse Pasture Seed Mix


Made specifically for horses to provide pasture and hay

  • Blended specifically for horse pasture and hay
  • Also good for cattle
  • Performs best under sprinkler irrigation
  • Can be flood irrigated
  • Forage grass varieties adapted to all of the USA

Quantity is per pound. Example: 1 = 1 lb, 2 = 2 lbs, 3 = 3lbs, etc. This is pure seed, not a live plant.

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Horse Pasture Seed Mix is blended especially for horse pasture and hay. It preforms best under sprinkler irrigation. It is made up of forage grass varieties that are adapted to all of the USA. A mixture of perennial rye-grasses, orchard-grass, timothy and kentucky bluegrass. Best planting time is late fall when seed will lay dormant until spring.

Our Horse Pasture Seed Mix is blended specifically for horse pasture and hay. It is also good for cattle. It performs best under sprinkler irrigation, but can be flood irrigated. All varieties are endophyte free.

Our Horse pasture mix is made up of forage grass varieties that are adapted to all of the USA. Most of them have been adapted to suit certain needs. For example, Oro Verde is very cold tolerant and drought tolerant. Albion is very drought tolerant and recovers quickly after grazing and/or cutting. Both varieties are excellent forage grasses. Quickdraw Orchardgrass is also drought and heat tolerant and recovers well after grazing and cutting. It is one of the most sought after orchard grasses on the market.

The best planting time is late fall (September-October) when seed will lay dormant until spring. Early spring planting is also sucessful if conditions permit.

Best results are obtained with the equine pasture grass mix when drilled, but broadcasting is the most common method of planting. The soil is best prepared with some sort of light disturbance such as a harrow. Preparation will vary from site to site and will depend upon your equipment. As with all of our grass mixes, plant no deeper than 1/4″

Horse Pasture Mix Planting Instructions

Planting Rate:
15 lbs./acre drilled (1/4″ deep)
20 lbs./acre broadcast ( /- .5 lbs. per 1,000 sq.ft.)

  • Timothy
  • Oro Verde Tetraploid Perennial Rye
  • Albion Tetraploid Perennial Rye
  • Quickdraw Orchardgrass
  • Kentucky Bluegrass (forage type)

It is important to us that you plant seed that will produce the end results you desire. This prescribed Horse Pasture Seed Mix may not be best for your situation. If it is not, We can alter any of our seed mixes to your liking to help you achieve your goals. Call 435.283.1411

You may also like our Dryland Pasture Mix or Irrigated Pasture Mix

Varieites and mix contents may vay based on industry availability. Refer to product analysis tag for exact content information.

The internet is awash with horse pasture mix with a broad range of prices and ingredients. It can be confusing and frustrating for the perspective of a buyer. Many of the mixes available are good, some of them are not.

Pay close attention to the mix ingredients and their percentages. Be cautious of mixes with high percentages of annual ryegrass. Annual ryegrass has it’s place in pasture mixes as a fast-establishing solution. It is a short term solution to an immediate need. However, it dies off quickly. If your pasture mix is over 20% annual ryegrass, then the long term value is limited.

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