Feeding Horses in Winter

Feeding Horses in Winter

When we look at our horses huddled in the cold together, tails to the wind and rain, we wonder how to help them keep warm and cosy over the cold months. Feeding management in winter needs to be different to summer feeding. Feeding for warmth Rugging is an option but...
Older Horses Can Do it All: Feeding and care

Older Horses Can Do it All: Feeding and care

The oldest horse recorded in the Guiness Book of Records was ‘Old Billy’ who pulled boats along English canals until he was 59yo and died at the age of 62. The oldest Thoroughbred was a 42 year old gelding named ‘Tango Duke’ The greatest age reliably recorded for a...
Seven Rules to Make Feeding Your Horse Simple

Seven Rules to Make Feeding Your Horse Simple

With so many different feeds and supplements available, endless offerings of advice, experience, wisdom and opinion – not to mention the steady stream of offerings on the internet – what’s best to feed your horse can become really confusing! So, it’s really...
Managing worms in Autumn

Managing worms in Autumn

All horses should be de-wormed at least once a year: this is to clear out any burdens of worms that may have built up over 12 months, or remove species of parasites that cannot be diagnosed using faecal egg counts, such as bot-fly larvae. Mid to late autumn is the...