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 feeding horses in cold weather

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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How and what to feed your horse this Winter

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.

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