Feeding Cooked Linseed – The Benefits

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By Dr Tom Shurlock, Consultant Nutritionist.  Linseed oil has long been a popular supplement for equines. The rapid improvement in shine indicates, to the owner, better skin and coat condition. However, the benefit of the oil goes beyond this. Linseed oil provides…

The Signs of Dehydration

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Consultant nutritionist for British Horse Feeds, Dr Tom Shurlock, talks us through the signs of dehydration and how to test for dehydration. He also offers some tips on how to re-hydrate our horses and ponies…

The Importance of Water to the Horse

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Consultant nutritionist for British Horse Feeds, Dr Tom Shurlock, talks us through the importance of water for the horse and advises on how we can ensure our horses stay hydrated. Did you know… Water makes…

Nutrition for the Competition Horse

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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 the competition horse. The season…

Providing Energy and Oil for the Competition Horse

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Consultant nutritionist for British Horse Feeds, Dr Tom Shurlock, talks us through providing the right kind of energy with an oil rich diet for the competition horse. Energy is a simple term for a complex…

Pre-Season Fitness for the Event Horse

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Here we get some top tips from British Horse Feeds sponsored event rider James Sommerville on building up pre-season fitness for event horses. Based at his family’s yard in North Yorkshire, James has a string…