Friendly Feed Advice

Here at Dengie we understand that feeding your horse or pony can sometimes be confusing and getting the balance right can be tricky! We're here to help you with articles and information from our nutrition experts to keep you up to date with the latest information.

You can click on the links on the left or use the drop down menu for further information and guidance on a range of feed related topics. Should you have a particular query or a more complicated feeding issue call our friendly Feedline on 0845 345 5115. Or why not use our new feature and chat on-line to one of our nutritionists? Click the link, top right on this page, to start your conversation!

Alternatively click here to fill out a form to send to our nutrition team, who will in return put together a personalised feeding plan for your horse or pony.


  • Top Tips For Competing On a Fibre Diet

    Most horse owners are aware that fibre feed provides ample energy for the leisure horse, but are a little uncertain when it comes to competing on a fibre diet. Below the Dengie nutrition team have put together their top tips for competing on a fibre diet.

  • Hot Stuff!

    Katie Wiliams,

    Hot weather, increased workload and more time on the road travelling to competitions can all increase the risk of dehydration. Dengie Senior Nutritionist Katie Williams, MSc (Dist), provides some top tips for preventing this. . .

  • Fibre First for Competition

    Katie Wiliams,

    We believe that feeding fibre, feeding little and often - and feeding weight - are key to achieving optimal health and performance for your horse or pony.

    Our nutrition team explain why and how.

  • Top Tips for Feeding the Ulcer Prone Horse

    The Dengie nutrition team have put together their top tips for feeding the ulcer prone horse which should be implemented alongside any medication that your vet has prescribed.

  • Keep Hydrated with Dengie Alfa-Beet

    Stay hydrated with Dengie Alfa-Beet this competition season. A high-fibre, low sugar and starch conditioning feed. The combination of alfalfa and unmolassed sugar beet pulp provides 'slow release' energy in the form of highly digestible fibre, it’s also ideal for helping to keep the competition horse hyrated.

  • Dengie Laminitis Horse Feeds Explained

    Our Laminitis Trust approved fibre feeds have been developed to meet the nutritional requirements of horses and ponies prone to laminitis. Low in sugar and starch, but high in fibre we have a range of feeds suitable for any horse or pony.

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