A question we get asked a lot by customers is whether it is safe to feed glucosamine to horses and ponies with conditions such as Equine Metabolic Syndrome and Insulin Resistance. In this article we look at what Glucosamine is and how it affects the body.
New Year means celebrations but for many events it can also mean fireworks. The days during the festive period is a good time to prepare for New Year's Eve fireworks and to minimise stress for your horse. We look at why fireworks can be more stressful than other loud noises for your horse and how you can support them during this time.
Many of us will enjoy a break from routine over the Christmas period and of course this means we can spend more time with our horses! We share a few of our Top Tips for enjoying the Christmas break with your horse - and your friends.
Christmas is a time when we often have to change our horse’s routine, sometimes at short notice. Here are Feedmark’s Top Tips for managing your horse's routine changes over the festive period.
Hoof growth slows over winter but it is still important to regularly check your horses’ hooves for signs of issues that are more common in winter. We look at three of the most common winter hoof issues.
Feeding horses and ponies with PPID correctly can assist with managing the condition as well as improving their quality of life. We look at the areas to consider when judging their dietary needs.
At the time of year when we all begin to buy in our winter hay supplies, we look at how undesired Moulds and mycotoxins in forages may cause irreparable damage to both horse and human.
As the nights start to draw in many of us start to look ahead to winter and what we will be feeding our horses. Whilst many horses are stabled for some of the time over the winter months, there are many that live out 24/7 all year round and will need additional support.
It is well known by most horse owners that Springtime is a risk factor for laminitis, especially for horses and ponies suffering from issues with metabolic diseases, but can horses get laminitis in autumn? We look at the research findings.
Atypical myopathy is a severe and often fatal muscle disorder that affects grazing animals mainly in the Autumn, but also at other times of the year. In the second of our series about seasonal toxins, we take a look at the symptoms and causes.