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Clip Happy

Nov 20, 2020

The autumn is upon us and many of our equine friends are becoming somewhat hairy and fluffy! Though this is natural process for our horses and ponies an excessive coat can stand in the way of undertaking significant exercise, so for many horse owners it is essential to clip their equines in autumn and winter time. So, in our latest blog Scientific Nutritional Products takes a look at the art of...

Time for Clipping

Nov 22, 2019

After some unseasonably mild wet weather this autumn the temperature has finally dropped somewhat, and with winter on the near horizon many of our horses and ponies are sporting hairy, fluffy coats! This natural process of laying down a thicker coat can stand in the way of undertaking significant exercise, so for many horse owners it is essential to clip their equines at this time of year. The...

Returning your Horse to Pasture

Apr 24, 2018

Spring has finally sprung and after a long, wet winter it is tempted to turn horses out into our spring pastures at the first sight of the sun and the growth of fresh grass. However spring grazing should be introduced slowly to protect the horse's health and ideally delayed until grasses reach 6 to 8” in height to optimise the health and longevity of the pasture. Whether your horse has been sta...

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...

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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