Horse Care - Feeding

CREATE THE BEST DIET FOR YOUR WEANLING - For optimum growth and condition

Feeding the Weanling – the right start Whether you are a one mare owner or run a large stud, you will certainly want to give your foal the best possible start in life and weaning is a key part of that.…

FEEDING FOR OPTIMUM JOINT HEALTH IN YOUR HORSE

Whether your horse jumps, piaffes or hacks, his joints keep him moving. But were you aware that there are three types of joints within your horses’ body? Namely - fibrous or ‘fixed’ joints, cartilaginous and synovial. The synovial joints are…

MORE THAN SKIN DEEP – feeding for optimum skin health

Did you know your horses skin is the largest organ in the whole body, comprising 12-24% of their body weight? And did you also know that it serves many purposes, some of which you might never have thought of?  For…

MORE THAN SKIN DEEP – feeding for optimum skin health

Did you know your horses skin is the largest organ in the whole body, comprising 12-24% of their body weight? And did you also know that it serves many purposes, some of which you might never have thought of?  For…

7 ESSENTIAL STEPS TOWARDS REDUCING THE RISK OF COLIC THROUGH FEEDING

Horses have a unique digestive system which has evolved for many years to efficiently digest a constant supply of low starch, fibrous feed. Domestication and modern horse management have meant that horses are sometimes fed very nutrient dense diets that…

EQUINE OBESITY – feeding and care of the obese horse

Equine obesity is a growing problem in the UK horse population and is often called the ‘silent torturer’, with overfeeding and lack of exercise being the main reasons for its increase.   Obesity is a considerable health risk and can…

FEEDING THE LAMINITIC HORSE OR PONY

Laminitis is an extremely painful condition of the equine hoof, which in its simplest sense is inflammation of the lamellae of the inner hoof wall. But laminitis isn’t a condition of the hoof as such, its more the result of…

FEEDING THE OLDER HORSE

Feeding the Older Horse - Keep him Healthy and happy in his golden years. Horses today are living longer and well into old age, thanks to advances in veterinary treatment and horse care. There is no exact threshold for when…
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