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.
Dr. Stephanie Wood discusses Pituitary pars intermedia dysfunction (PPID) and the effects on equids.
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.
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...
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.
Dr. Stephanie Wood, PhD Equine Nutrition, PgDip, BSc (Hons), RNutr (Animal), R.Anim.Tech, investigates a holistic approach to supporting your horse’s mobility.
Professor Murray and Dr. Daniels explore the different types of forage available, helping you to choose the best option for your horse this winter.
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...
Dr Wood discusses hormone imbalances in equines – discover tips on managing non-shedding winter coats along with optimising health and comfort through nutrition.
During the festive period, we like to treat our horses as we do our family and friends. Our Nutritionist looks into the different ways in which you can reward and entertain your horse, along with important factors and risks to bear in mind to ensure their safety...