Pure Feed Blog

Category: Horse care & management

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.

Ensuring your horse is a healthy weight this winter

Keeping your horse at a healthy weight is important as being both underweight and overweight can have associated health risks. If they aren’t at a body condition score of between 2-3 on the 0-5 scale why not use the rest of the winter to try and get them to their optimum weight.

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Lucinda Fredericks feeds her horse a tub of soaked Pure Meadow Mash hay replacer, depicted in an article about hay replacers for veteran horses

Aiding Hydration with Soaked Horse Feeds

Horses can become dehydrated at any time during the year which can lead to serious health issues. Soaked feeds such as hay replacers are a useful tool to increase the horse’s water intake and can be particularly helpful for horses that are reluctant to drink.

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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

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Feeding for breeding horses

As with all horses, it is important to ensure that breeding horses are fit and in good form. To achieve this, the nutritional side of things must be considered. Without attention to detail the chances of having a horse at the optimum health level for breeding success are diminished.

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