Here at Dengie, we are proud to be the UK’s favourite horse feed supplier, as shown in the 2019 British Equestrian Trade Association National Equine Survey. We comply with quality assurance schemes such as UFAS and FEMAS that were set up to ensure safety in horse food. We are also approved under the BETA NOPS scheme which means we are recognised as having taken action to reduce the risk of contamination in horse feed with substances that contravene the rules of horse racing and FEI disciplines.
At Dengie, we are devoted to creating the best and healthiest horse food, supplements and feed balancers that include all the vitamins, minerals and nutrients that your horse or pony may require for every season, activity or event. Our horse feeds have been developed by our team of highly qualified nutritionists, who select only the highest-quality ingredients. We aim to make feeding easy and simple for horse and pony owners. If you can’t find the answer to your feeding question our team of nutritionists is on hand to offer sound, practical help and advice.
Keep up-to date with the latest news from our team of supported horse riders, plus the most recent horse food advice and top tips from our team of equine nutritionists.
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.
Although most horse owners appreciate that overweight horses and ponies have an increased risk of laminitis, many find it difficult to manage their horse's diet effectively.
We explain protein in your horse's diet and how alfalfa is one of the most commonly used sources of protein in horse feeds.
Our horse nutrition experts provide advice for feeding horses with allergy or intolerance.
The main aim is to use feeds that are easy to chew, highly digestible and palatable to the horse. Ideally, a diet high in energy and protein should be supplied to try and restore the weight and condition that is inevitably lost.
The need to confine a horse to the stable for recovery or repair usually occurs with very little notive and needs to take immediate effect. This has many repercussions for the horse's health and welfare and the following factors need to be considered when box rest is required.