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.
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 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.
Feeding your horse can seem like a minefield, but one mantra that every horse owner should start with is “feed according to your horse's bodyweight and workload” but how do you know how hard you are working your horse?
Achieving weight loss is certainly not easy and, with horses and ponies, there are a number of additional factors that make it particularly challenging.
Some horses do not maintain their bodyweight easily and it can prove a real challenge to keep them in tip-top condition. Dengie nutritionist Tracey Hammond, MSc (Dist), provides some handy advice to help keep your horse looking its best.
In part two of our 'Summer Feeding Solutions' series our nutrition team look at feeding leisure horses and ponies that are prone to carrying a little extra weight in the summer months.
Leisure horses are not immune to gastric ulcers and on the Dengie Feedline we have regular enquiries regarding managing gastric ulcers in horses that manage their weight very easily. This in some ways can actually be more challenging to manage, especially if the horse also needs to lose weight!