Within these pages, you will find a wealth of information on a broad range of topics that our customers have asked us about. They are written by our equine experts and draw on a wealth of experience in this field.

If there are any topics you’d like to see dealt with in the future, please contact our equine experts.

Feeding the Good-Doer

Determining whether your horse is overweight isn’t always easy; in this article we examine how to determine your horse’s condition, the risks associated with obesity and the best nutritional and exercise actions to consider

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Maintaining Horses Condition Throughout Winter

Winter has officially arrived! The longer nights, plummeting temperatures and wet conditions mean that caring for our horses is more challenging and takes a little extra effort. So now is an excellent time to re-evaluate your horse’s diet and management to ensure they remain healthy and in optimal condition over the upcoming months.

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Feeding Stallions for Optimum Performance

Stallions, like any other horses, require a balanced diet and good diet management to stay healthy, in optimum condition, and at maximum performance levels. Depending on how busy the stallion is, he will most likely need to be fed a tailored, performance type diet during the breeding season.

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Feed Balancers

Feed balancers are a relatively new concept in feeding horses. A balancer is a low-intake, concentrated source of essential protein, vitamins, and minerals, which is designed for all classes of horses when additional calories are not required.

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Electrolyte Loss, Head Stress and Dehydration

All muscular contraction creates heat, be it walking around the field grazing, or running a race. Some of this heat is stored by the body for bodily functions and for keeping warm. However, it is vital that the excess body heat be lost or dissipated if the animal is to maintain or control its body temperature.

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Nutrition Is Key to Keeping Horses in Prime Condition

The production of show horses involves getting the horse to look well, move well and behave well on the day of the show. During the busy show season they are often in action every week.The body condition of show horses has attracted a lot of negative attention in recent years with the worrying trend of obesity.

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