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Keep your horse hydrated with electrolytes

Keep your horse hydrated with electrolytes

  Courtesy of  VioVet’s Hannah Dyball… Electrolytes are fundamental for healthy cellular processes and, without them, we would really suffer. This is no different for horses; in fact, electrolyte deficiencies are heightened in horses because they…

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HORSES NEED SALT

HORSES NEED SALT

We have come to August, and it is summer. This means that your horses need more salt because of the heat, particularly when exercised heavily. A reduction in the fluid volume of the body quickly…

PERFORMANCE WITH FLUID-ITY!

As temperatures rise and the competition season heats up, most riders are aware of the importance of keeping their horse hydrated. Of course allowing your horse to drink at liberty is imperative but beyond that,…

FIBRE IN HORSE FEED WITH PEGUS HORSE FEEDS ……

The horse is a grass-eating herbivore and its digestive system is adapted to rations that consist mainly of roughage, i.e. grasses and herbs, either fresh or as hay or haylage. Roughages are rich in fibre…

EQUINE PERFORMANCE
ROSE CARNEIGIE HUMAN AND EQUINE OSTEOPATH AND AMATUER EVENT RIDER JOINS EWW

ROSE CARNEIGIE HUMAN AND EQUINE OSTEOPATH AND AMATUER EVENT RIDER JOINS EWW

Hi everyone, I will start by introducing myself. My name is Rose Carnegie and I am a human and equine osteopath and amateur event rider.  I have been eventing since I was 14. Last year…

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DEVIL’S CLAW

DEVIL’S CLAW

  by VioVet’s Hannah Dyball If you are someone who regularly feeds a Devil’s Claw supplement to your horse, as of January 1st 2016 you will need to take greater care if your horse competes under FEI…

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FEEDING THE SPORT HORSE

FEEDING THE SPORT HORSE

Winning from the feed bin At the end of the day, winning has nothing to do with what your horse eats, right? Wrong. Nutrition can make a difference in how fast your racehorse gallops. It…

EQUINE PERFORMANCE
Tendon injuries – The ‘how’, ‘what’ and ‘why’.

Tendon injuries – The ‘how’, ‘what’ and ‘why’.

  Most horse owners have experienced the horror and then frustration of having a horse with a tendon or ligament injury at some point. Most of us have been lucky and have rehabbed our equine…

EQUINE PERFORMANCE
VIOVET BRINGS US A GREAT ARTICLE ON THE STABLED HORSE

VIOVET BRINGS US A GREAT ARTICLE ON THE STABLED HORSE

Courtesy of  VioVet’s Hannah Dyball… During the winter many of us are forced to stable our horses for long periods of time. Unfortunately, behavioural problems come with the territory of increased stable time, along with physical…

EQUINE PERFORMANCE
WE WELCOME OUR FABULOUS NEW FEED SPECIALISTS – GAIN

WE WELCOME OUR FABULOUS NEW FEED SPECIALISTS – GAIN

FEEDING THE EVENT HORSE OUT OF SEASONZoe Davies MSc.Eq.S.,R.Nutr. Another event season has come to an end and horses that have worked and competed hard throughout the season will now have a good rest, over…