Summer is in full swing, the sun is hovering above us, temperatures are soaring, but we’re satisfied because we have a cold treat that’s cooling us down. What about our horses? Just like us, they appreciate cool treats in the heat of the summer. If you're hiding away inside, you might consider using that time to make a cool, refreshing summer horse treat.

We went to the store, grabbed the fresh ingredients, and made a summer horse treat that our horses LOVED. So, we’re going to show you how to make them below.

Summer Horse Treat Ingredients

Frozen Horse Muffins

These Frozen Horse Muffins are a simple, easy, and refreshing treat that your horse will love. If you don’t have a muffin tin, you can use cups, popsicle molds, bundt pans, bowls, or anything that you can freeze the treats in! For this recipe, we used Apples, carrots, and celery, but you can use the fruit and vegetables of your choice! Below, we listed the fruits and vegetables that are safe and not safe to use.

You'll Need:

  • Muffin Tin
  • Apples
  • Carrots
  • Celery
  • Water
  • Apple Juice


  1. Thoroughly wash all vegetables before using
  2. Cut the vegetables up in small pieces
  3. Mix the vegetables together and put a few in each muffin tin
  4. Mix water and apple juice (50/50)
  5. Fill up the rest of the muffin tins
  6. Let freeze overnight
  7. Feed your horses refreshing frozen muffins!

Note: If your horse is insulin resistant, substitute the ingredients with low sugar alternatives.

Summer Horse Treat TikTok

Watch us make these treats on TikTok!

Fruits and Veggies Horses CAN and CAN'T Eat

Before you make your From Horse Muffins, you should know what fruits and veggies are safe and not safe for horses.

Listed below are several foods that your horse CAN eat in moderation:

  • Apples
  • Carrots
  • Celery
  • Bananas
  • Blueberries
  • Cucumbers
  • Peaches
  • Pears
  • Pumpkin
  • Plums
  • Strawberries
  • Watermelon
  • Grapes
  • Apricots
  • Green Beans
  • Oranges

Listed below are several foods that your horse CAN NOT eat:

  • Avocado
  • Brussel Sprouts
  • Cauliflower
  • Kale
  • Tomatoes
  • Onions
  • Cabbage
  • Bran
  • Potatoes
  • Pits and Seeds

For more tips on cooling your horse down in the summer, check out “How to Keep Your Horse Cool in Hot Weather”.