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.Read More
The Pure Feed team made a trip to Badminton Horse Trials to meet with the #PureTalent riders for a private course walk with Badminton, Burghley and Kentucky winner, and Olympic medallist, Lucinda Fredericks.Read More
Nutrition plays a key role throughout the horse’s life. Ensuring the nutritional requirements of the broodmare are met during late stages of pregnancy and once the foal is born will help to support their growth and development.Read More
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...
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...
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...
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