Equine

  • 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...

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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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  • EQUINE - Energy Provision for your Horse

    24 Apr 2017

    Dr Vicki Glasgow looks at energy provision for your horse and the different sources of energy available. 

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  • EQUINE - Young Riders Competition

    5 Apr 2017

    BE OUR YOUNG RIDERS OF THE YEAR! Are you a young rider aged between 16-25 years old who would love to win a year’s supply of feed and nutritional advice from our Harbro Equine Nutritionist Dr Vicki Glasgow, among other brilliant prizes? We’re looking for two riders who have a clear set of competitive goals for the year ahead, are keen to progress in their chosen discipline and who are prepare...

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  • EQUINE - Changing Season – Feed to Work Level

    24 Mar 2017

    One of the golden rules of feeding, is feed according to work done, is very important to bear in mind when feeding your horse. It is particularly important at this time of the year when the nights are getting lighter and the weather improves and workloads, very often, increase.   Feeds are generally classified by the level of work they are designed for and whether or not your horse needs more o...

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