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HAYGAIN – Understanding and Recognising Fatigue in Horses

HAYGAIN – Understanding and Recognising Fatigue in Horses

By Dr. David Marlin What is fatigue? In the context of horse sport, we use fatigue to describe the inability of a horse to continue to perform at the desired level. This may be manifested…

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CASTLE FEEDS – Water, the forgotten nutrient…

CASTLE FEEDS – Water, the forgotten nutrient…

The right nutrition is essential to keep your eventer happy, healthy and performing well and good nutrition revolves around including the correct levels of nutrients. There are six so-called ‘essential’ nutrients in the horse’s diet:…

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HAYGAIN – Reducing the Incidence of IAD in Horses

HAYGAIN – Reducing the Incidence of IAD in Horses

 Inflammatory Airway Disease or IAD is a respiratory disease that typically affects young horses, as early as one year of age. This disease is tricky to diagnose as affected horses typically do not show increased…

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Equine Gastric Ulcer Syndrome, do you know the signs?

Equine Gastric Ulcer Syndrome, do you know the signs?

Don’t you think prevention is better than cure? As horse owners, it is your responsibility to provide the best nutrition for your horse, this means that it is your responsibility to research and understand what…

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Castle Horse Feeds – Feeding for Eventing – The Basics

Castle Horse Feeds – Feeding for Eventing – The Basics

With the Eventing season in full swing, the right nutrition can be just as important to success as the right training. Getting the diet right can make that all important difference, so follow these guidelines…

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Liver disease in horses

Liver disease in horses

The liver makes up around 1% of the horse’s total bodyweight and is probably the most important organ in the body since every other organ depends on it. It works closely with the digestive system…