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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...

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 ...

Winter Feeding Top Tips!

Nov 15, 2013

With recent weather taking a colder turn Scientific Nutritional Products takes a look at winter feeding tips to give horse owners a helping hand. During the winter our horses and ponies require additional specific care, particularly during freezing conditions in order to maintain their health and well-being. It is vitally important that your equine stays both warm and nourished  in order to all...

Equine Obesity

Oct 11, 2013

Recent figures have indicated that veterinarians estimate that around 54% of horses and ponies in the UK are obese or overweight. Obesity in horses can result from a number of causes, ranging from genetics to improved forage quality in our pastures and a lack of exercise. Obesity can be extremely damaging as it can cause a number of serious health problems, including insulin resistance, chronic...

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