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Feeding the Broodmare

Apr 03, 2018

Feeding horses can be considered an art, with much information passed down through generations and a host of research providing nutritional advances. Feeding a mare in foal can be somewhat more challenging as during pregnancy significant changes to the body occur, often resulting in your broodmares nutritional requirements to skyrocket. A broodmares feeding programme should be divided into thre...

Feeding Horses ready for start of Competition Season

Jan 22, 2015

With many horse owners beginning the competition season in a variety of different disciplines and pleasure riders undertaking longer hacks and rides, it is essential to assess whether your horse or pony has the condition and the fuel he needs to perform. Offering a balanced diet is essential to every equine’s health and wellbeing, the combination of sufficient and correct exercise plus quality ...

Equine Care over the Christmas Period

Dec 22, 2014

The festive period brings with it a time of joy and frivolity, not to mention plenty of yummy food and gift sharing! However with the indulgence and frivolity it can mean that we have less time to spend at the yard with our horses. The last thing we want to do in “the season of good-will” is to leave our horse or pony to go without, so in our latest blog Scientific Nutritional Products takes a ...

Weight Watching this Winter

Nov 21, 2014

We have all had a particularly wet and mild start to the autumn/winter season and some of our equine’s waistlines may not have taken the usual weight reduction which is typical for this time of year.  For many horse owners this can be seen as a good thing as it lessens the worries about ‘poor-doers’ struggling to maintain weight as we enter into the winter. However, for those horses and ponies...

Keeping Competition Calm

Aug 15, 2014

A show or event atmosphere can often prove a stressful environment for our horses and ponies bringing them new surroundings, sights and smells and more pressure under saddle. Keeping your equine calm at competitions is not only essential for your safety but limiting stress for both you and your horse is highly beneficial for health, wellbeing and to ensure the partnership deliver the best resul...

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