SubscribeGift a Sub
Enable cache 100
Horse Things

DIY Horse Sugar Cubes

Photo by Danica Leigh.

Horses love sugar cubes, but did you know you can make your own? These sweet DIY horse sugar cubes are sure to brighten any dreary winter day. You can take them to the barn to share with your horse, or keep them all for yourself and enjoy with a warm cup of tea. While this recipe contains only horse-safe ingredients, it’s important to check with your veterinarian first if your horse has any health concerns.





 

 

Materials

Photo by Danica Leigh.

◆ 1 cup sugar (white, brown or both mixed together)

◆ 1 teaspoon water

◆ Silicone mold*

*Silicone molds can be found at your local craft store or on Amazon (where we found the super-cute snowflake one!)

Tip! If your mold is too big, only fill it halfway with sugar to make smaller sugar cubes.

Instructions

Step 1: Preheat oven to 180°F.

Step2: Mix sugar and water with a fork until the water is evenly mixed in and the mixture looks like wet sand.

Photo by Danica Leigh.

Step 3: Press sugar into the mold, making sure to pack in until firm.

Step 4: Place the mold on a cookie sheet and bake for 60 minutes.

Step 5: Remove from oven and let cool.

Step 6: Carefully remove sugar cubes from the mold, pressing from the bottom.

Step 7: Enjoy!

Tip!

Photo by Danica Leigh.

Make and package heart-shaped DIY Horse sugar cubes as fun, festive Valentine’s Day gifts for all of your barn buddies and their horses!

This article about how to create horse sugar cubes appeared in the Winter 2021 issue of Young Rider magazine. Click here to subscribe!

Recent Posts

ASPCA Right Horse Adoptable Horse of the Week: Takoda

Welcome to Horse Illustrated’s weekly installment of the Right Horse Adoptable Horse of the Week, offered in partnership with the…

7 mins ago

2024 Paris Olympics: The Paris 2024 Equestrian Venue

The Olympic equestrian competition, as well as the pentathlon, will all take place at the iconic Château de Versailles estate…

1 day ago

2024 Paris Olympics: Latest News

Check out Horse Illustrated's latest updates from the 2024 Paris Olympics on equestrian sports for the three disciplines of dressage,…

1 day ago

2024 Paris Olympics: Q&A with Hallye Griffin, US Equestrian Chef de Mission

A member of the United States Equestrian Federation (USEF) team since 2011, Hallye Griffin was appointed as the Director of…

2 days ago

2024 Paris Olympics: Equestrian Sports’ Close Ties With Paris

The 33rd modern Olympics being hosted by Paris is fitting since the city will host the Games for a third…

3 days ago

2024 Paris Olympics: Q&A with Adrienne Lyle of the U.S. Olympic Dressage Team

Making her third Olympic appearance for the U.S. Olympic Dressage Team, Adrienne Lyle will arrive in Paris with two new…

5 days ago