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 0845 345 5115. 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.
There is concern regarding a potential forage shortage this winter. Many ran out of forage before the end of last winter and a dry summer has seen the early use of hay and haylage harvested this year. So if you find yourself short of hay and haylage this winter then what’s the alternative?
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.
With so much feeding and management advice now available for owners of horses with Equine Gastric Ulcer Syndrome (EGUS), Dengie commissioned a survey in 2018 to explore awareness and use of the key feeding and management strategies recommended.
Dengie Healthy Hooves Molasses Free is the ideal low-calorie fibre feed to promote healthy hoof growth in horses and ponies. Discover the five key benefits of Healthy Hooves Molasses Free.
Biotin is a sulphur containing B vitamin essential for cell proliferation and is the most commonly identified nutrient for improving hoof quality. B vitamins are synthesized by micro-organisms in the digestive tract as a by-product of fermentation. In a healthy digestive system, the horse would be expected to produce sufficient biotin to maintain hoof condition. […]
In their latest blog the Dengie nutrition the importance to ensure that your horse’s ration is balanced and the certain nutrients that are beneficial for hoof growth.
Hot weather combined with the physiological stress of travelling and competing can increase the risk of dehydration in horses which is likely to compromise performance and recovery.
Whilst we have all been enjoying the sunny weather there is no doubt that the grass is suffering with brown, bare paddocks a common sight. So what does a hot, dry spell mean for our grazing and the horses on it?
The performance horse relies on their lungs to provide the oxygen that enables muscles to function and energy metabolism to occur. If the lungs aren’t healthy, the supply of oxygen may simply not be as good as it could be and performance could be compromised.
Discover the reasons why Dengie Alfa-A Oil works so well for competition and performance horses.
We all know how difficult it can be to feed a good doer and it can be even harder if that good doer is pregnant or has a foal at foot. It can be a very delicate balancing act to get it right for both mare and foal – and balance is exactly what you’re looking for!