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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 ...

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...

Equine Respiratory Health in the Wintertime

Dec 06, 2013

During the winter time when our horse’s stabled time increases it can often lead to problems with our equine’s respiratory health resulting in problems ranging from mild coughs and runny noses to raging cases of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease. This can create welfare problems but in addition it is important to remember that the horse cannot succeed in, and enjoy ridden work if suffering ...

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...

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