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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...

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...

Coping with Cold Weather!

Dec 03, 2018

In the past week the weather has taken a turn towards much colder temperatures in much of the UK. A change in temperature means a change in management for our horses and ponies which can provide a challenge for equine owners, so it is important to be clued up in order to handle the adjustments to your horse or pony’s care! One of the main factors to be borne in mind is your horse’s nutritional...

Limiting Laminitis!

May 25, 2018

Spring and good weather are finally upon us bringing a combination of sunshine and rain creating lush grazing. Though quite delightful to our horses the ingestion of this rich grass is commonly associated with increasing the risk of laminitis.  The word laminitis strikes fear into the heart of any horse owner as the all too common condition leads to debilitating welfare problems and acute lamen...

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