OK, I will reveal the secret of a very active digestive system.
Every day, Humphrey has an apple, (given by hand in pieces that I bite off for him), and a carrot that is chopped up and mixed in with his main food.
This is a mix of:
This is very soft hay that has been soaked in molasses. It actually smells quite nice!
These are like dried dog food, but for horses and ponies. In addition, he has a supply of hay in his stable and a field full of grass and clover to graze on. A lot of the other ponies are left to graze for their food, but Humphrey is a spoilt brat and is enjoying the good living.
On a slight change of subject....
I took these while collecting poop this morning:
The message? No matter how much shit you have in your life, you don't have to look far to find something to be happy about.