Symptoms including itchiness, over-excitable or irritable behaviour and loose droppings are often described as allergies by horse owners and are attributed to various different ingredients including molasses and alfalfa. But can horses have allergies? Are they truly allergic reactions and if so, how do we best manage them?
Globally, soil represents a reservoir of carbon twice as high as that of the atmosphere. Good healthy soil also aids yields without the need for as many artificial inputs. For plants, their connection with the soil is through their roots and we thought we would share some fascinating facts about roots, soil and plants!
We have been looking into ways to develop our packaging to ensure it is as environmentally-friendly as possible. We are proud to announce that we have now introduced recycled plastic into their packaging.
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.
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With a range of high fibre and oil feeds, Dengie has a feed to meet the requirements of every ER sufferer.
Dengie are delighted to announce that from 2020 they will be supporting Cool Earth – the charity that works with local people to halt deforestation and climate change.
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.
The effect of diet on behaviour has been studied in many species - including humans and rats - but little work has been done to explore the link between diet and the normal behaviour of horses.