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Equine Educational Event

Join Solon Feed and Oak Meadows Farm for an Equine Education Event! Food and drinks provided. Free Purina Giveaways and prizes for attendees! When: Monday, October 18th at 6:00 PM Location: Oak Meadows Farm, 4007 Hwy 382 NE, Solon, Iowa 52333 Speakers include: Ashley Hansen, Purina Animal Nutrition LPS: “How to...

Early Closures on September 3, 2021

Solon Feed Mill locations will be closing early on Friday, September 3, 2021, so that we may pay our respects to our beloved owner, Frank Kuennen. Frank passed away on Monday, August 30th with his family at his side. Fairfax Location is closing at Noon on September 3, 2021. Solon...

Why Fat is Important for Performance Horses

Fat is important for performance horses. The use of fat in the equine diet has a long history.  A very old book, Horse Secrets by A.S. Alexander, published in 1913, points out that horse traders knew back then that adding fat to the diet was beneficial for gaining weight and improving hair...

How to Keep Horses Cool in Hot Weather

How to keep horses cool in hot weather? As summer drags on, heat can become a serious problem for many horses. Sweating is the primary way horses cool themselves. Experts believe that prolonged, consistently high sweat rates can lead to “exhaustion” of the sweat glands. In horses, this may result...

Performance Horses and Muscle Recovery

Concern for performance horses and muscle recovery may be the difference between a win and a loss. In various disciplines speed, strength, collection and stamina all play into the difference between earning a big paycheck and awards or going home empty handed. Performance horses need to be able to come...

New Fairfax Store Hours

We've updated our store hours at the Fairfax location, closing our Saturday hours. Our new Fairfax store hours are: Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 9 am-5 pm. Closed Saturday and Sunday. Our Solon hours remain the same: Monday - Friday: 9-5 Saturday: 9-noon Sunday: Closed

August Savings at Solon Feed Mill

Grab these great August savings at Solon Feed Mill! Buy 9 Bags of Acorn II 12% All Stock Feed and get the 10th for free! Valid through August 31, 2021. Save $1 off Purina Impact 12% Pelleted Horse Feed. Valid through August 31, 2021. Take advantage of these savings at...