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Autumn Laminitis Prevention

Nov 14, 2018

Autumn presents the risk of laminitis to many horse owners.  This year, the milder weather has been continuing right into November which means laminitis risk can be higher, Scientific Nutritional Products explain how you can prevent the condition… Autumn weather usually brings a combination of sunshine and rain which in turn creates lush grazing.  Laminitis is a severely detrimental condition w...

Weight Control on Lush Pasture

Jun 08, 2017

After what has seemed like months waiting for the grass to grow after recent downpours our pastures are finally springing up. For many of us that means increasing our horses turnout or moving them to their summer fields, but how do we manage this transition with due care and attention to the sensitive equine digestive system? Scientific Nutritional Products takes a look in our latest blog. Spri...

Feeding the Good Doer

Jul 16, 2014

Certain horses and ponies are what is known as 'good doers', these types are typically native breeds such as the Connemara, Highlands, Shetlands and New Forest ponies to name but a few. These breeds are easy keepers as they have evolved to survive in harsh conditions hence are able to 'make the most of poor quality grazing whilst constantly being on the move for better pasture. The majority of ...

Managing Spring Pasture

Apr 02, 2014

The UK have finally been, after a long, wet winter, enjoying some brighter weather leaving us itching to get our horses out to pasture. During spring time the grass grows thick and fast but sometimes putting our horses out for a long duration too soon can limit the productivity of the pasture for the summer months. In addition sometimes allowing your equine to graze too much after a winter can ...

Equine Skin Conditions

Mar 12, 2014

Equine skin conditions can be tricky to diagnose and difficult to treat. The cause of skin conditions can in some cases remain unknown with a broad range of possibilities including; viruses, fungal infections, bacterial infections or allergens resulting in an allergic dermatitis. It's almost inevitable that your horse will have some sort of skin problem during its lifetime so Scientific Nutriti...

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