Nutritional Articles

  • Feeding the Ulcer Prone Horse

    26 Jul 2017

    Equine Gastric Ulcers This year’s competition season is well under way and it is about this time of year that the subject of ulcers may start to rear its ugly head again. Incidence of ulcers seems to be on the rise but it is probably just that we are better at detecting them and owners are more tuned in to the possibility that ulcers may be an issue. Data and research suggests that as high as 8...

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  • Hot Work – Don’t Forget the Electrolytes

    26 Jul 2017

    Summer time and excess heat can be particularly hard on our equine friends.  This summer we have had some very hot days and many of you will have been competing in this weather. Some of the more native types have even been wilting and sweating in the field doing nothing. I have had more queries about lethargy this year than usual and a lot of it is down to electrolyte supply. Horses, like human...

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