Information and guidance on a range of feed related topics
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.
Should you have a particular query or a more complicated feeding issue call our friendly Feedline on 01621 841188. Or why not chat on-line to one of our nutritionists? 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.
In the UK, feeding straw to horses as the sole forage source is rarely done. However, straw can be a really useful feed ingredient particularly for diluting more nutritious fibre sources so the combination can be used to maximise chew time for good doers.
If you often feel that you’ve been working harder than your horse, you may be thinking that a change of diet could solve all of your problems; but can feeding help to improve your horse’s energy levels?
Rising temperatures, strenuous work and the physiological stress of travelling and competing can cause an electrolyte imbalance in horses as they sweat more which is the main way electrolytes are lost from the body.
Dehydration not only affects your horse's performance, but it can also have serious implications for their health and potentially be life-threatening. Learn about the causes and signs of dehydration and how you can help to prevent dehydration.
Selecting the right feed for horses with ulcers that are good do-ers can be tricky. What's the priority with these individuals - managing the ulcers or promoting weight loss? Find out more.
How much do you know about starch in horse feed? This article explores what starch is, why we feed it to horses and why we need to be careful. Find out more.
Conserved forage, also known as hay and haylage, is the cornerstone of a laminitis-prone horse’s diet. But which forage should you feed? Find out more.
Keeping chickens as pets has grown in popularity, with a rise in chicken ownership over the last few months in particular. Here are some helpful management tips for new chicken owners or those thinking of getting and keeping chickens.
Are you unsure what the best feed for your laminitic horse is? Here, we’re taking a look at advice for feeding horses with laminitis. Read more here.
Grazing, while natural, can be a trigger for the painful disease laminitis. Here, we’re discussing how to monitor and manage grazing for laminitis prone horses.
With a range of high fibre and oil feeds, Dengie has a feed to meet the requirements of every ER sufferer.