Summer 2023 is a far cry from the searing heat we experienced last year. Whereas last year saw brown, parched paddocks and fields the alternating rain and warm sunshine that we have had this summer has kept our fields green. For those of us who have horses and ponies at risk of laminitis this weather means constant vigilance and being alert to any signs of obesity or sickness.
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
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.
As the cost of living increases, Dr. Stephanie Wood looks at how we can feed our horses better for less, starting with helping him to get the most out of his feeding plan.
In issue 4 of The Journal for Equine Nutrition, guest contributor Alison Morris takes an in-depth look at Equine Metabolic Syndrome, the risk factors associated with it and how horses with this condition can be managed.
Winter conditions vary dramatically between various regions, as does the tolerance of individual horses to changes in temperature, precipitation, and wind. Rebecca Allan gives an insight into thermoregulation and the horse's requirements.
Horses turned out on grass are likely to have issues with parasites throughout their life. Anouk Frieling, Senior Nutritionist, investigates the importance of controlling and managing parasite infections.
Winter is a dark and cold time of year where keeping yourself and your horses warm becomes the main priority, probably the last thing on your mind is that your horse could become dehydrated. Assistant Nutritionist, Rebecca Allan, discusses how you can ensure your horse is kept hydrated throughout winter...
Professor Murray and Dr. Daniels explore the different types of forage available, helping you to choose the best option for your horse this winter.
Dr. Stephanie Wood investigates the ways in which you can manage your horse's grass intake...
As horse managers we are aware that time at grass is important for our equine companions. Dr. Simon Daniels explores what is the real nutrient content of grass for horses.
Your horse’s gut plays such an important role in maintaining health and wellbeing. Professor Jo-Anne Murray, discusses your horse's gastrointestinal structure and function...