Managing with Mud!

Apr 26, 2013

For most of us the mud is on its way out with the sun creeping through for many of us across the country during the past week. But after a long winter countless yards are still coping with muddy conditions with only a small amount of rain leaving us paddling in the mud again in fields which have suffered significant damage during the colder months. More importantly than pulling your wellies out...

Maintaining Equine Nutrition When on a Grass Diet

Apr 19, 2013

Forage is the most important aspect of our horse’s diet in order to maintain a healthy, mobile gut and to keep your horse or pony's digestive system functioning correctly. Those that are able to provide unlimited turnout provide their horse's with the most natural lifestyle allowing their equine's to graze and roam, trickle feeding small amounts of food often. However modern yard set ups often ...

Feeding the Laminitic Horse or Pony

Apr 16, 2013

Laminitis is a condition affecting many horses and ponies in the UK, particularly during the Spring months when the grass is of optimum quality as a result of the typical "rain, shine weather" this country often brings. The condition is often linked to obesity and our equine's gorging on lush, spring pasture and the disease causes pain and lameness as a result of damage to the internal structur...

Essential Electrolytes

Apr 12, 2013

With the Eventing season upon us it is time to get organised and make sure your equine kit contains Electrolytes with MSM and Vitamins; crucial for your horse's recovery after competing. When travelling, competing, in hot and humid environments or when stressed, your horse sweats! This action of sweating is actually beneficial as it allows our horses to reduce their body temperature as the swea...

Nicola Gillespie Crolla explains why she loves Competition Horse Supplement

Apr 04, 2013

Scottish Grand Prix Dressage rider Nicola Gillespie Crolla, current Scottish Dressage Champion at Advanced Medium and PSG level, can vouch for the benefits of Competition Horse Supplement; she began using the supplement initially for just one horse, but quickly based her whole yard on the product. Nicola said: "Though my horses have an excellent diet, like all equines they may be lacking in som...

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