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.

Assessing your horse’s body condition score

Assessing your horse’s body condition score regularly is a very useful tool when analysing your horses health. This is particularly important at times of the year where some horses’ are prone to sudden weight gain (summer) and weight loss (winter). 


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Colic Part 1: Types of Colic

Colic is a term used to describe abdominal pain and is the most common disorder occuring in the gastrointestinal tract. Colic is a broad term used to describe a range of more specific problems and there are many types of colic horses can suffer from. This article takes a look at these. 

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Feeding the Event Horse

Eventing is recognised as one of the toughest equestrian sports due to the complexity of the three disciplines involved. Nutrition plays a major role in optimising performance, directly influencing speed, strength, stamina and temperament plus delaying the onset of fatigue and improving post-exercise recovery times.

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Nutritional Management Throughout Weaning

Preparation before weaning your foals will make the process much easier. A key aspect of this preparation includes considering the changing nutritional needs of both the mare and foal.
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Equine Gastric Ulcer Syndrome (EGUS)

The term Equine Gastric Ulcer Syndrome (EGUS) was first used in 1999 to describe erosive and ulcerative diseases of the stomach in the horse. EGUS can be subdivided into Equine Glandular Gastric Disease (EGGD) and Equine Squamous Gastric Disease (ESGD) according to the location of the ulceration.

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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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