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...
Colic in horses: How to recognise it, how to avoid it and 18 ways to manage horses who have suffered from it.
Dr David Marlin explores colic in horses, its issues, how vets treat it and 18 tips for managing horses prone to colic.Read More
#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...
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...
Inspired by Sir David Attenborough, we have turned out attention to our plastic and packaging practices to see what else we can do to contribute to the sustainability of our planet and reduce our carbon hoofprint.Read More
Pure Feed caught up with expert vet and international endurance rider Georgina Vaughan. We asked ask her to shine a light on the treatment of gastric ulcers in horses and find out about her ambitions for the 2018 endurance season.Read More
Extreme conditions present horse owners with their own set of challenges. With a cold snap descending on the UK, Lou Talintyre, founder of the Pure Feed Company, shares her top ten practical tips for caring for horses in cold weather.Read More
As the temperature drops, many horses will require extra energy as they use up more to keep warm. This obviously depends on many factors such as breed, age, body condition, size and health status for instance. But if a horse is going to lose condition, then it’s most likely to happen in the winter.Read More
Electrolytes are required for almost all bodily functions including nerve function, digestion and muscle contraction. Electrolytes, such as calcium, play a central role in ensuring adequate bone strength. It is very common for horses not to be receiving enough electrolytes, especially sodium.Read More
There has been great interest in other tests for equine gastric ulcers, such as the blood sucrose test. But currently the only 100% reliable way to know if your horse has EGUS is for your vet to undertake a gastroscopy; passing an endoscope into the stomach.Read More
In the depths of winter, working horses are more likely to need a helping hand in maintaining their condition when the grass is limited. The team here at Pure Feed have compiled some top winter feeding advice to help you and your horse during these cold months…Read More
People think fillers are used to make the customer think they are getting value for money by appearing to give them a large tub with a low amount of active ingredients. However, there are many reasons why a company may use a “filler”, or in technical terms a “carrier”, in feed and supplements.Read More