Helping your good doers stay healthy and slim by Equine Nutritionist Clare MacLeod

Keeping “good doers” healthy and slim can be a big challenge. Many owners are aware of the importance of plenty of forage but this has led to many more overweight horses. How do we ensure good gut health and psychological health in good doers whilst keeping them slim and metabolically healthy? What is a good doer? “Good doer” is a … Continue reading

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Katie Jerram’s Top Tips on Winter Maintenance for Summer Success

Top showing producer Katie Jerram shares her tips for maintaining horses through the winter months in order to have them in the best condition for the show season. Katie’s 7 top tips: 1. Encourage coat changes. I like to let the animal grow a winter coat through November and December and then in late January I put another two layers on … Continue reading

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Want an Amazing Coat Like This for the Showing Season?

Professional event rider and ReadySupp team member Emma Dougall swears by the ReadySupp Shine On supplement and you can see why. She feeds her horses the linseed-rich blend of herbs and oils to promote the ultimate ‘show’ coat and optimum skin health with unbeatable shine. Now the showing season is almost upon us and we’ll all be focused on perfect … Continue reading

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Want Better Performance? Here’s Five Interesting Respiratory Facts

Maintaining a healthy respiratory system in hard working horses is critical for performance. Environmental variables including stabling, bedding, feed, weather, travelling, indoor arenas and high-intensity work can all challenge pulmonary and airway health, so good management is key. Equine Respiratory Tract Facts • After lameness respiratory problems are the most common cause of poor performance in horses • At full gallop, … Continue reading

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Why You Should Take Laminitis Seriously

Spring has sprung and the new grass will be on the way soon. While that will be welcomed by most, owners managing laminitic horses and ponies will be preparing for a worrying time. As many of us are aware laminitis is a dreadful condition that can cause a great deal of pain and suffering, it is troublesome and logistically complicated to … Continue reading

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