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The worries of Colic!

Aug 17, 2017

All horse owners are anxious about their equines becoming ill, and colic is one of the most troubling conditions for anyone that cares for horses and ponies. Colic, defined as abdominal pain, affects between four and ten percent of horses during their lifetime. It is a serious and sometimes life-threatening condition, according to a recent article on ‘Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica’, an open acc...

Why use a Pro Biotic?

May 12, 2017

Offering a balanced diet is essential to every equine’s health and wellbeing; the combination of sufficient and correct exercise plus quality feeding will produce the optimum condition needed for whatever discipline the horses or pony is being asked to do. Nutri-Gut supplement from Scientific Nutritional Products optimises digestive wellbeing and limits the risk of health conditions such as str...

Spruce up for Spring

Apr 19, 2017

Spring is just about here, and many of us are looking forward to enjoying some time off work, school or university over Easter time. For the majority of equestrians, more time off means only one thing; more time spent at the stables! Why not take the opportunity as well as riding to get grooming your horse, and get him spruced up for spring by completing those extra jobs that are always hanging...

Beating the Bulge!

Sep 01, 2015

Is your horse or pony looking a little porky as a result of the wonderful summer weather and ample grazing? All equines can suffer from obesity as a result of over feeding and lack of exercise but breeds, such as native types can be notoriously difficult to keep a healthy weight on modern pasture.  Breeds such as Highlands, Shetlands and New Forest ponies have evolved to survive on barren lan...

Feeding the Laminitic Horse or Pony

Apr 16, 2013

Laminitis is a condition affecting many horses and ponies in the UK, particularly during the Spring months when the grass is of optimum quality as a result of the typical "rain, shine weather" this country often brings. The condition is often linked to obesity and our equine's gorging on lush, spring pasture and the disease causes pain and lameness as a result of damage to the internal structur...

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