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Monthly Archives: December 2014

Ragwort Myths Busted

Equine News:  The BHS and Defra have launched a plan to tackle the problem of ragwort in the UK after a questionnaire last summer saw 14,000 people respond to what is thought to be the largest ever ragwort survey. The BHS plans to create a guide for equine groups and organisations giving advice about controlling the yellow weed and any … Continue reading

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5 Top Tips for Maintaining a Clear Respiratory System for a Fast Paced Winter!

Whether out hunting, or starting fast work on the gallops, maintaining a clear wind will help prolong optimum fitness and condition in your horse. Here’s how: 1. Feed high quality hay or haylage and reduce dust by steaming or wetting if need be 2. Further reduce dust and allergens in environment by using high quality bedding 3. Ensure suitable fitness … Continue reading

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How To Get a Really Shiny Coat From the Inside

We all finish our competition turnout with shine sprays, hot cloths and glossing mists to add that extra sparkle but what really gives a truly healthy shine to our horses’ coat’s? Our nutritionist knows that a good shine on a horse’s coat depends on the condition of the skin and hair, so it’s important to feed the inside to affect … Continue reading

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Top 10 Most Wanted Gifts By Riders

It’s that time of year where we can ask Santa very nicely for at least one of our ‘Most Wanted Christmas Gifts’… Here’s a peak at our Top 10 Stocking Fillers and Splurges

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Nutrition Tips for Feeding a Mare in Foal

Our nutritionist shares some useful tips for looking after your mare in foal. The developing foal (the foetus) relies entirely on the mare for its nutrition, so it’s no surprise that pregnant mare nutrition is vitally important if you want to produce an optimally healthy foal who will grow into a strong, resilient athlete. Pregnant mare nutrition is particularly important … Continue reading

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Now the Goodness is Gone

As the UK winter sets in and temperatures start to fall, grass growth slows and horses won’t get the nutrients out of pasture that they did during summer. There is still feed value in standing grass however – even when it’s not growing – so don’t assume that an overweight or laminitic pony is safe on any type of winter grass. Winter grass, … Continue reading

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