Iron and its Impact in the Horse

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Here we take a look at iron and its impact in the horse. An earlier article attempted to explain the bioavailability of iron and why this was an important issue in the nutrition of horses.…

Nutrition for Showjumping Horses

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In the sport of show jumping, horses are required to have short bursts of activity as they power over jumps and need speed and strength but in a controlled and calm manner. Here we take…

Nutrition for Event Horses

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Feeding for a discipline can be a daunting thought but at least there is only one, event horses are hard core and part take in three! Here we take a look at nutrition for event…

Box Rest

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Most owners have had to deal with a period in time when their horses and ponies have had to go on box rest - most likely to recover from an injury or illness. It can…

Hydration in Horses

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Why is water and hydration in horses important? As with humans, water is one of the most important nutrients needed to keep healthy and combat fatigue. An average horse can drink between five to ten…

Nutrition for Competition Horses

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We all want our competition horses to be fit and well but that doesn’t mean it’s all about fizz and no stamina. Here we take a look at nutrition for competition horses. The season can…