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Archive for category: Feeding and Nutrition

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Feeding at Variable Heights in the Stable

Sponsored Rider Judy Harvey uses different feeding heights in her stable after attending the Equine Sports Science Seminar with Centaur Biomechanics, where Sharon May-Davies presented about the requirement for domesticated horses to have variable feeding positions. Why should you be feeding at variable heights? While horses are grazers, if you watch them in the field, […]

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Sunshine Challenge – Bella

Name: Claire Bamber Horses name: Bella Age: 16 Discipline: Showing/happy hacker/boss of the team   About: Bella is now touching into her veteran years, so I wanted to begin to think about making sure her overall wellbeing is suited for what she needs.  Prevention is always better than cure as they say, so I wanted […]

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5 reasons to feed vitamunch in winter

We know that winter can present extra challenges to feeding regimes but this handy little hay block is a really handy way to help keep your horse happy and healthy this winter. Unlike other fibre blocks, vitamunch is based on quality Timothy grass, packed with selected vitamins, minerals and herbs & then sealed for freshness in handy 1kg packs. 1. Relieve […]

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MSM and feeding the competition horse

Posted 20th September 2017 Proposed additions to the FEI Prohibited substances list in 2018 The FEI will shortly publish its list of prohibited substances for 2018.  In June, when the provisional list was published, concerns were raised regarding the naming of MSM as a banned substance. The proposed amendment for 2018 proposed a reclassification of […]

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Simply Nutrition and Racehorses

The importance of diet in the Racehorse For racehorses, good race results rely on appropriate training. Sound preparation ultimately aims to delay the onset of fatigue during a race, so achieving optimal performance. Diet forms an intrinsic part of preparation. Energy supply and fatigue, dehydration and electrolyte loss, and muscle health and the digestive tract […]