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SCIENCE SUPPLEMENTS – Equine Respiratory Disease: Common Causes PART 2

SCIENCE SUPPLEMENTS – Equine Respiratory Disease: Common Causes PART 2

Dr David Marlin and Dr Kirstie Pickles Last week we looked at the frequency of equine respiratory disease in the horse population and common presenting clinical signs , if you missed this you can read…

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SCIENCE SUPPLEMENTS – Equine Respiratory Disease: Part 1. Frequency and Clinical Signs

SCIENCE SUPPLEMENTS – Equine Respiratory Disease: Part 1. Frequency and Clinical Signs

Dr David Marlin and Dr Kirstie Pickles The importance and limitations of the equine respiratory system In the unfit/untrained horse, the heart is the main limitation to exercise performance, followed by the muscles. As a…

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Maintaining Digestive Health

Maintaining Digestive Health

With the changing of the seasons and horses spending more time in the stables, it’s time to remember all the ways in which we can help keep a horse’s digestive system health. Water is critical:…

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Partnership formed to highlight the impact of Mycotoxins on horses

Partnership formed to highlight the impact of Mycotoxins on horses

An innovative partnership has been formed to raise awareness and provide a comprehensive solution to the much-underestimated problem of mycotoxins in horses. Rossdales Veterinary Surgeons has joined forces following a surge in the number of…

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TOP TIPS TO BEAT THE WINTER

TOP TIPS TO BEAT THE WINTER

When winter is upon us and the temperature is dropping, here are some top tips on how to keep your horse or pony as happy and comfortable as possible, once the winter weather arrives. Beat…

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Forage Replacers

Forage Replacers

Eventing Worldwide speaks to Dr Tom Shurlock about forage replacers and the need for them this winter after the hot drought conditions we’ve had this summer. This winter with a predicted shortfall of hay and…

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DODSON AND HORRELL – The Importance of Protein in the Equine Diet

DODSON AND HORRELL – The Importance of Protein in the Equine Diet

By Llinos Owen MSc, BSc (Hons), FDSc, Dodson & Horrell Nutritional Advisor. Protein is a vital nutrient necessary for the growth and repair of cells and body tissues. Protein is made up of chains of…

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SPILLERS – Feeding the young event horse

SPILLERS – Feeding the young event horse

By India Thomson, SPILLERS® Care-Line Nutritionist At the top level of every sport there are very small margins between winning and losing. Ensuring your horse has the best diet to enable them to perform at…

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Dodson & Horrell – Does a horse in hard work need feeding differently? 

Dodson & Horrell – Does a horse in hard work need feeding differently? 

Horses competing and training regularly have vastly different requirements to horses with lighter workloads. For horses where calorie content is mainly met by their fibre intake, a balancer is a brilliant way of ensuring your…

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WHAT IS THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN CALMING AND SEDATION? 

WHAT IS THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN CALMING AND SEDATION? 

There is a whole category of horse supplements (and now many feeds) that claim to help to keep your horse calm. So there is clearly a demand from riders to improve the behaviour of their…