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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...
Summer so far has been fabulous, with ample sunshine, warm temperatures and now extended weeks of hot weather beyond usual expectations for this time of year! The flip side for us country folk, is that it has resulted in very hard ground. This impacts on the growth of grass and crops but also for our animals the hard ground can be very concussive to their joints. Scientific Nutritional Products...
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...
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...
The colder weather has arrived and for many horse owners this snap in the air can spell stiffer joints for their equines. Our horse's joints are crucial as they facilitate movement and absorb impact but over time joints naturally suffer wear and tear resulting in stiffness. Taking good care of your equine's joints can help to ensure your horse or pony remains comfortable and happy in their work...
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