It is commonly believed among horse owners today, that horses suffering from laminitis should be put onto a starvation diet for forced weight loss.
Starvation is not the answer. It never will be. Alternatively (and I know this statement will be contr...Read full article
B-Complex vitamins are very frequently included in supplements and there are so many B vitamin supplements on the market for a range of issues but most commonly nervousness and excitability.
B-Complex vitamins are water soluble meaning that they aren’...Read full article
Turmeric is becoming a widely used spice in equine diets and its benefits are undeniable. We know from speaking to our own customers what a difference turmeric in the diet can make, particularly to older horses and those who compete heavily.
As with m...Read full article
Passionflower is a herb with a wide variety of benefits. The plant bears beautiful flowers that bloom in either pink or purple. In North and Central American traditions, this herb was used for treating insomnia and other sleep disturbances because of...Read full article
Lorry and trailer travel is a situation that doesn’t suit horses too well – they’re confined, have restricted access to roughage, head held at chest height for prolonged periods, have to try and keep their balance as the driver maneuvers turns, round...Read full article
Seabuckthorn has been referenced a long way back in history and there was a wonderful Greek legend about seabuckthorn and horses! The legend says that horses that had been wounded in battle were released by their keepers into the wild to die a natura...Read full article
The conveniences made available to us in caring for and feeding horses make life so much easier, save us money and time and in many cases also help us stay a little cleaner than we otherwise would.
We’ve talked about a convenience item previously (aut...Read full article
Rosehip would have to be one of my favourite herbs for feeding to horses. It’s teeming with goodness, very palatable and the difference you notice in a horse is usually significant and comes about fairly quickly.
The best benefits of Rosehip that make...Read full article
Feeding and equine nutrition today is complex. Theoretically it shouldn’t be as the principles behind feeding horses for sound health are very simple. But with modern day horse keeping practices producing a range of potential problems and horses work...Read full article