Electrolytes Explained

🌀ELECTROLYTES Explained🗣 ☀️The weather is starting to heat up and for horses in training or competition🏇🏻, providing the essential electrolytes in the proper ratios, can affect performance by improving power and stamina. 📍Electrolytes include the following minerals: 🔸Sodium (Na) 🔸Chloride (Cl) 🔸Potassium (K) 🔸Magnesium (Mg) 🔸Calcium (Ca) ▪️They are all essential in maintaining the right

Happy Feet – Healthy Hooves

Hoof Health – Nutrition For Healthy Hooves You may have heard the phrase “NO HOOF, NO HORSE” which highlights how crucial the health and the strength of the hoof for horse soundness. That said for a horse, the hooves are low on the their list of priorities. The nutrients provided in the diet are first used for survival.

Choke In Horses

🔎🐴 CHOKE is a condition in horses where the oesophagus is blocked, usually feed or hay. Horses have been known to choke on any and all ingredients in the diet including: ❇︎ Forage – hay, hay pellets, hay cubes, beet pulp ❇︎ All feed types – sweet feed, pelleted feed, extruded feed ❇︎ Treats –

Fat For Fuel?

Fat For Fuel, Is It Safe For Your Horse? When looking to add additional calories to your horse’s diet, FAT is a safe option. Unlike adding carbohydrates (e.g cereal grains), fat is a (non-heating) source of calories free from sugars and starches. The many benefits of fat include – Highly digestible in the small intestine