Best Hay Type For Your Horse?

𝐖𝐡𝐢𝐜𝐡 𝐇𝐚𝐲 𝐈𝐬 𝐇𝐞𝐚𝐥𝐭𝐡𝐲? Rhodes Vs Teff Vs Lucerne Vs Meadow Vs Oaten Due to current drought conditions in parts of Australia, access to ANY hay type is important for most horses. (except metabolic horses which high sugar + starch hay needs to be avoided) It is the chewing & digestion of the roughage that
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The Healthy Oil Choice for Your Horse

A Summary Of The Oils Available On The Market And The Healthy Choice For Your Horse Most oils on the market including: ❌Rice Bran Oil (RBO) ❌Corn ❌Canola ❌Olive ❌Soybean ❌Cottonseed ❌Sunflower Oil Are all deficient in Omega 3 and may increase an inflammatory responses, due to higher Omega 6 to Omega 3 levels. ❌Coconut

Inflammation In Horses

🔬There are two types of inflammation; Acute and Chronic. 🔸 ACUTE INFLAMMATION essentially is a correct biological response which is normal. It is a response to eliminate the initial cause of cell injury, clear out dead cells and damaged tissue of the original insult. 🔸 In contrast CHRONIC INFLAMMATION can have serious consequences. Being in
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Ulcer Cause In Horses

🔺Q/ How do ulcer medications (e.g Ulcerguard) work? 🔻A/ They are turn down/block acid production in the hores’s stomach. (proton pump inhibitor) 🔺Q/ Is acid in the horse’s stomach there for a reason? 🔻A/ Yes it is vital for protein digestion and absorption of key vitamins and minerals such as calcium and magnesium. The acid

ENDURANCE HORSE METABOLISM

💪🏻🐎 ENDURANCE HORSE METABOLISM Photo credit: Sarah Sullivan Photography and Denise Keelan Photography 📑 There has been recent research developments into the metabolism of ENDURANCES HORSES in France🇫🇷. 🔎The study published on the 12th June 2019, found that horses in a 160km endurance race made an effective metabolic switch from carbohydrate consumption to lipid (fat)
IS YOUR HORSE CALM, ALERT & RESPONSIVE?  If NOT? It could be diet related! 🛑 Before reaching for the “calming” supplements take a quick look at the first ingredients on your feed bag. If cereal grains e.g barley which are high in starch are first on the list, then this could be affecting behaviour because
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Electrolytes Explained

🌀ELECTROLYTES Explained🗣 ☀️The weather is starting to heat up and for horses in training or competition🏇🏻, providing the essential electrolytes in the proper ratios, can affect performance by improving power and stamina. 📍Electrolytes include the following minerals: 🔸Sodium (Na) 🔸Chloride (Cl) 🔸Potassium (K) 🔸Magnesium (Mg) 🔸Calcium (Ca) ▪️They are all essential in maintaining the right

Happy Feet – Healthy Hooves

Hoof Health – Nutrition For Healthy Hooves You may have heard the phrase “NO HOOF, NO HORSE” which highlights how crucial the health and the strength of the hoof for horse soundness. That said for a horse, the hooves are low on the their list of priorities. The nutrients provided in the diet are first used for survival.

Choke In Horses

🔎🐴 CHOKE is a condition in horses where the oesophagus is blocked, usually feed or hay. Horses have been known to choke on any and all ingredients in the diet including: ❇︎ Forage – hay, hay pellets, hay cubes, beet pulp ❇︎ All feed types – sweet feed, pelleted feed, extruded feed ❇︎ Treats –