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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...
Our equine friends are notorious their sensitive digestive systems with many horses and ponies prone to digestive problems such as colic or gastric ulcers. In our latest blog we take a look at how to avoid these all-too-common issues. The horse has a unique and incredibly sensitive digestive system which requires nurturing in a domesticated environment, as for many horses modern lifestyle has ...
After some unseasonably mild weather this autumn the temperature has finally dropped somewhat, and with winter on the near horizon many of our horses and ponies are sporting hairy, fluffy coats! This natural process of laying down a thicker coat can stand in the way of undertaking significant exercise, so for many horse owners it is essential to clip their equines at this time of year. The typ...
With the temperature dropping and the nights beginning to draw in, the autumn season is upon us. There is always a lot to think about in order to effectively care for your horse or pony so in our latest blog Scientific Nutritional Products offers a helping hand and some top tips for the new season and optimum autumn care for your equines! Autumn Equine Care Five Top Tips from Scientific Nutr...
The unseasonably warm weather during this winter thus far has seen plenty of mud and rain but a distinct lack of hard frosts leaving many bugs and insects lingering around. This can be a cause for concern as parasites can be easily ingested by the horse or pony whilst grazing impacting on the health of the digestive system. Whilst we horse owners can't control the weather, alongside an organis...
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