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Loosing Condition in Late Summer

Sep 13, 2019

Has your horse looked fabulous all summer and now suddenly dropped weight and condition? Is his coat a little dull? Loosing condition in the late summer and early autumn is common as the powerful sun can bleach, weaken and dry grass during peak summer time and it can therefore loose a big percentage of it’s nutritional value at this time of year.  When this is paired with many equines being tu...

Why feed an Equine Joint Supplement?

Mar 01, 2019

This winter has been fairly dry, meaning that we horse owners have been able to avoid the worst of the mud, but the flip side is that in some areas of the country it has resulted in hard ground. This impacts on our equine’s joints as the hard ground can be highly concussive. When this is combined with a colder, damper climate it can be a recipe for stiff joints for our horses and ponies. Our h...

Getting Fit and Ready for the Season

Jan 02, 2019

Getting a Fit!  So after the christmas break why not start getting yourself and your equine partner fit for the coming season? In order to enjoy your riding, training and competing to the full this coming season, it is critical your horse is fit for the level of work he will be doing alongside receiving the correct nutrients to succeed. After the winter period many equines need to develop their...

Prepare in Advance for Muddy Legs

Sep 26, 2018

The beginning of Autumn will mean our yards and fields will start getting wet and Muddy. This means many horse owners will start dreading skin conditions  associated with Mud. Mud Fever! A common winter related condition is pastern dermatitis, mud rash or mud fever which causes painful skin irritation and infected sores that can cause swelling in the limb and even lameness! The Cause The bacter...

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...

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