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Seasonality of body changes and the importance of saddle fit

Seasonality of body changes and the importance of saddle fit

Dr. Stephanie Wood, Lily Carson and Sue Carson of Sue Carson Saddles, investigate the seasonal fluctuations in equine body weight and the factors influencing saddle fit...
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Competing within the rules: understanding prohibited substances

Competing within the rules: understanding prohibited substances

Feedmark's Director of Science and Nutrition, Dr. Stephanie Wood, takes a look prohibited substances and how we can reduce the risk of our horses consuming them.
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Feed better for less™: cost-effective supplements

Feed better for less™: cost-effective supplements

In the final part of our feed better for less™ series, Dr. Stephanie Wood looks at how to supplement our horses in the most cost-effective way...
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Equine plant toxicity: toxic metabolites,  internal systems affected and management

Equine plant toxicity: toxic metabolites, internal systems affected and management

Rebecca Allan, Feedmark’s Assistant Nutritionist, explores the different toxins that can be found in plants commonly found in grazing or forage, and discusses the consequences of their consumption on the horse’s health.
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Feed better for less™: maintaining performance on a forage diet

Feed better for less™: maintaining performance on a forage diet

In the third part of our series on how to feed better for less™, Dr. Stephanie Wood considers forage diets for performance horses and how best to supply additional sources of energy and nutrients
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Energy sources for the performance horse

Energy sources for the performance horse

Anouk Frieling, Feedmark’s Senior Nutritionist, outlines the different energy pathways and dietary options for supporting optimum performance and it's relevance to horses with greater exercise demands.
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Liver disease in horses

Liver disease in horses

The liver is the largest organ in the body of the horse. It is in charge of metabolising carbohydrates, proteins, and fat and can also excrete numerous toxic compounds. Eduardo Alguacil, MRCVS provides an update on the causes, symptoms and treatment options for equine liver disease.
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Update on laminitis

Update on laminitis

Laminitis is now considered to be a syndrome associated with systemic disease (sepsis or endocrine disease) or altered weight bearing rather than being a disease itself. Nicola Menzies-Gow takes an in-depth look into laminitis...
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Ingredient spotlight: Turmeric

Ingredient spotlight: Turmeric

Turmeric is an equine supplement that is commonly used due to its supportive functions in the body. Senior Nutritionist, Anouk Frieling MSc Equine Sciences, BSc (Hons), investigates the composition, bioavailability and health benefits of turmeric as an equine supplement.
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Feed better for less™: balancing the forage diet and saving money

Feed better for less™: balancing the forage diet and saving money

In the second part of our series on how to feed better for less™, Dr. Wood explains how to balance your horse's diet in the most cost effective way.
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