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Why Electrolytes are an essential part of Kit

Jun 14, 2021

Electrolytes with MSM & Vitamins  should be an essential part of your equine kit; crucial for your horse's recovery after hard exercise. The action of sweating allows the horse to reduce their body temperature as the sweat is absorbed by the atmosphere, cooling the body. However as equine sweat is isotonic the sweat contains salts, known as minerals, including sodium, potassium, magnesium a...

Supplementing the Competing Horse’s Diet this Winter

Dec 20, 2019

Are you competing in Show Jumping, Dressage or Driving this winter season? Your hard-working competition horse requires a balanced diet, which alongside providing the fuel to perform, is essential to health and well-being. A good diet blended with the combination of sufficient and correct exercise and training - should be the winning recipe for success! Every equine diet should offer ample for...

Tackling your Equestrian Goals for 2018

Feb 21, 2018

As the days start to get longer,  many equestrians are getting their horses fit and ready for the 2018 season. Whether your goals are to get your horse up to full fitness after a layoff period, or to achieve competition ambitions in your favourite discipline, now is the time to draw up a plan! Preplanning helps everyone reach their goals and having a staggered process of increasing workload, a...

Making the Best of Winter Competitions

Jan 05, 2018

If you are keen to compete find out what is going on near you by consulting your local venues websites, Facebook pages or some of the collective online event search websites such as Equo Events or Horse Monkey. Once you have set a show day you then need to decide how to get the best out of your horse on the day and plan accordingly. Scientific Nutritional Products takes a look… Five Top Tips fo...

Latest Research into Foal Size at Birth

Aug 08, 2017

Our weather seasons have long been known to determine behaviour, metabolism and reproductive activity in many animal species, including horses. Fascinating new research from researchers at the University of Veterinary Medicine in Vienna has proved a theory of many horse breeders that winter foals are smaller than the spring foals, which are traditionally considered ideal. The research found tha...

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