Body Condition Scoring is an important and often overlooked element of horse care. It is important to know and understand the condition that your horse is in, where it sits on a scale and what any potential changes might mean, either good or bad. Dra...Read full article
The first and most important point to make in this post, is that water is a nutrient – the most important and vital nutrient that your horse requires. In my years of working with and around horses, I’ve found the regard for water amongst horse owners...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
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
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
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
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
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
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 contro...Read full article
8 Interesting Facts About Water and Horses
We all know you can lead a horse to water but you can't make it drink. Given the importance of water and the fact that we're heading into the warmer months, we thought it fitting to lay out the facts for you....Read full article