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Supporting Equine Health through the Autumn

Nov 11, 2019

With the weather turning colder for many of our equines the risk of losing weight and condition becomes more likely especially when this is paired with the fact that we have had such a dry summer with minimal grass growth. So how do we support our equines at this time of year? Scientific Nutritional Products takes a look… Autumn is the critical time to start monitoring any fluctuations in your ...

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...

Safety when Hacking and the UK’s Bridleways

Jun 23, 2017

The warmer weather and longer evenings June has brought, has inspired we equestrians to get out hacking and enjoying the countryside! However in order to enjoy hacking our horses and ponies to the full it is essential that we are up to speed with our riding and road safety knowledge and where we can ride off the road to enjoy the UK’s bridleways. Our horse’s are flight animals and this means t...

Spruce up for Spring

Apr 19, 2017

Spring is just about here, and many of us are looking forward to enjoying some time off work, school or university over Easter time. For the majority of equestrians, more time off means only one thing; more time spent at the stables! Why not take the opportunity as well as riding to get grooming your horse, and get him spruced up for spring by completing those extra jobs that are always hanging...

The Effect of Diet on Insulin Sensitivity in Horses

Mar 22, 2017

The expression ‘you are what you eat’ is well known, but many horse owners forget that it is as true for horses as for people. Whilst we all want to give our equines the best feed possible, improve their condition, hoof health and coat shine, not to mention their performance, sometimes we go too far… Insulin is a hormone that is produced by cells that are present within the pancreas. The action...

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