Pure Feed Blog

We share our expertise on a range of horse care and management issues. Our articles are particularly focused on nutrition, but this naturally links with other topics which we will cover too. We’ll also share relevant news about Pure Feed here.

#PureTalent Rider News May 2019

Our Pure event riders have been on flying form with several wins and top 10 finishes. Sponsored rider Kevin Mcnab rode his young horse Vidalgo to a win at his first Novice at Aston -Le-Walls, whilst young rider Ellie Fredericks took 2nd place on Balaero in...

A look at Equine Gastric Ulcer Syndrome (EGUS)

It seems that many horses today are affected by gastric ulcers (ulcers in the stomach). It’s only really in the past 20 years that long endoscopes have become common in equine veterinary practice and the true prevalence of equine gastric ulcer syndrome has become apparent.

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#PureTalent Rider News March 2019

Madi Penfound took QEH Ocean Voyage to Summerhouse Equestrian where they won the BS 1.15m before also heading to Belton a few weeks later, jumping a double clear to finish 3rd in the Intermediate. Madison Penfound’s horse, QEH Ocean Voyage, is fed Pure...

#PureTalent Rider News February 2019

#PureTalent Rider Results February was a busy month for our #PureTalent dressage riders, with several having great rides at the British Dressage regionals. 15-year-old Carla Milne had fantastic results at Morris Equestrian, taking two regional titles (qualifying for...

Feeding Forage

Why feed forage and why is it so important for your horse? The horse is a trickle feeder, designed to eat little and often. Their diet should be made up of a minimum of 1.5% of their bodyweight as forage per day. For a 500kg horse this is a minimum of 7.5kg of forage...