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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...

Getting Fit and Ready for the Season

Jan 02, 2019

Getting a Fit!  So after the christmas break why not start getting yourself and your equine partner fit for the coming season? In order to enjoy your riding, training and competing to the full this coming season, it is critical your horse is fit for the level of work he will be doing alongside receiving the correct nutrients to succeed. After the winter period many equines need to develop their...

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...

Transitioning to Increased Stabled Time for Autumn

Sep 20, 2017

Transitioning to increased stabled time for autumn brings with it a host of new challenges for horse owners. Scientific Nutritional Products takes a look in our top three tips! 1.) Research has found that turn out at pastures reduces the likelihood of a horse suffering from colic according to the results of a study performed by a group of British researchers at the University of Nottingham Sch...

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...

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