The end of the 2019 eventing season has come around and unfortunately Brook's big hope and ambition for the year - getting to compete in her first international has not been realised.
With Halloween only a short time away there are many posts and videos appearing on Social Media about feeding pumpkins to horses. How safe is it to feed pumpkin to horses and what do you need to consider before offering pumpkin as a treat to your horse?
Forage provides at least half of your horse’s diet, so it’s a good idea to know the facts –and fiction- about forage.
As the name suggests Dengie Pure Grass is just that – a pure grass feed. Nothing else is added - or taken away for that matter – so your horse gets all the natural goodness of pure grass.
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.
Growth disorders in horses are caused by many factors, one of which is poor nutrition. We share some insights as to why it occurs and how to avoid it.