Equine Gastric Ulcer Syndrome (EGUS) is now diagnosed as often as colic and arthritis. In fact 50-90% of adult horses have ulcers currently. However, the mechanism whereby ulcers occur is often misunderstood and prevention is tricky. In todays blog, we will be providing an overview of squamous ulcers, looking at common causes, the clinical signs […]
You may have heard people on the yard talk about feeding a hay replacer and wondered what exactly that is. In today’s blog post we’re going to talk all about hay replacers and their benefits (they’re not just for veterans!) as well as the long awaited return of Pure Meadow Mash! What is a hay […]
Over the last month, we have experienced increasingly high temperatures. As a result, the ground surface has become progressively hard. Unfortunately, this increases the risk of injury by putting greater strain on your horse’s legs and joints. In this blog, we will talk about how the hard ground affects your horse and what preventative measures […]
The ingredients that we use in our feeds are natural, and therefore the finished product can vary in appearance due to differences in texture and colour. The weather and conditions when the ingredients are grown and harvested can influence the finished product.
For many of us, when we see our beloved veteran horses start to struggle with chewing hay it can give cause for concern. Hay replacers are an ideal way to provide your horse with an easy to chew source of fibre when they can no longer chew hay.
Feeding your horse in winter requires some adjustment, so our nutritionists have come through with tips for cold weather feeding.
Dr David Marlin explores colic in horses, its issues, how vets treat it and 18 tips for managing horses prone to colic.
Find out all about electrolytes, with our expert equine nutritionist.
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.
Balancers are complete feeds, with a low feeding rate. They aim to provide your horse with a concentrated ration of protein, vitamins and minerals. Due to their low intake it makes them a great option for horses and ponies that are good doers.