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This summer the Dengie Nutrition Team have seen many horses that have gained weight year on year. Here we explain why winter is a great time to encourage weight loss along with information on lower calorie, high fibre feeds.
We discuss how to feed your horse for winter weight gain without him becoming more ‘fizzy’ and excitable.
We explain how you can feed your horse to maintain the perfect condition.
Weight loss can be a symptom of gastric ulcers and usually when the problem is resolved with veterinary intervention the weight will come back on. Here the Dengie Nutrition team share their top tips for feeding for weight gain.
For donkeys that maintain weight with ease, feeds from the Dengie Hi-Fi range are most appropriate for feeding your donkey and can even be used to extend or replace hay/straw.
In part two of our ‘Summer Feeding Solutions’ series our nutrition team look at feeding leisure horses and ponies that are prone to carrying a little extra weight in the summer months.
One of the key concerns of performance horse owners when choosing a feeding regime is whether it will provide enough energy for the work being done. Dengie nutritionist, Tracey Hammond explains below how to condition score your horse to gauge the effectiveness of their feeding program.
The latest research published by the National Equine Health Survey (NEHS) 2015 stated that, of the 15,000 horses included in the study, 23% were described as overweight – up from 16.9% the previous year. Being overweight predisposes horses to diseases such as laminitis, EMS and PPID (Cushing’s Disease).
Keep your horse happy and healthy through the winter with these tips from Dengie Nutritionist, Katie Williams
Our horse feed nutrition experts discuss feeding the older horse or pony over the winter months, a time when they may need a little extra support.
It is a long standing joke that only fools breed horses as it is rarely a profitable venture and is hugely demanding on your time and energy. However if you have taken the decision to breed from your mare or are buying a youngster for the future, getting their nutrition right may help to avoid some of the potential pitfalls that can occur.
Fizzy behaviour in a horse can wear you out and be detrimental to your horse’s performance. We look at the factors that cause this and offer top tips for feeding fizzy horses.
Oil is energy dense and makes an ideal addition to the feed of horses and ponies that need to put on weight.
Some horses do not maintain their body weight easily and it can prove a real challenge to keep them at the perfect weight. Our nutrition team explain the benefits and features of each of the Dengie conditioning fibres feeds that are based on alfalfa.