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Equine Science Matters™ - Feeding for Joint Health

Equine Science Matters™ - Feeding for Joint Health

Whether your horse is at the peak of their performance, has sustained an injury or is growing older, horse joint supplements are hugely popular among horse owners for supporting mobility and flexibility. Whilst inflammation is an important part of the repair process, reducing unnecessary inflammation is important for the longevity of joint health. In this weeks Equine Science Matters™ we discuss that not all joint supplements are equal and by knowing what is included, you can help manage your horse’s joint health effectively.
Equine Science Matters™ - Feeding for Joint Health
Equine Science Matters™: Gastric Ulcers

Equine Science Matters™: Gastric Ulcers

It is likely that for as long as horses have been around, so has Equine Gastric Ulcer Syndrome (EGUS). In this week's Equine Science Matters™ we look at how you can tell if your horse is suffering from EGUS and what you can do about it.
Equine Science Matters™: Gastric Ulcers
Photosensitivity - It's more than just sunburn!

Photosensitivity - It's more than just sunburn!

With summer just around the corner, we are all hoping for some sunshine and warmer weather. For some horses, particularly those with pink skin or light-coloured hair, increased exposure to sunlight can risk sunburn and in particular individuals may also trigger Photosensitivity.
Photosensitivity - It's more than just sunburn!
Equine Science Matters™: Understanding Laminitis

Equine Science Matters™: Understanding Laminitis

Laminitis is now considered to be a syndrome associated with systemic disease (sepsis or endocrine disease) or altered weight bearing rather than being a disease itself. In this article Nicola Menzies-Gow discusses the types and symptoms of Laminitis.
Equine Science Matters™: Understanding Laminitis
Managing common issues this Spring

Managing common issues this Spring

With spring finally here, horse owners can now begin to tackle the challenges that the warmer weather and increased grass growth brings. Our nutritionist explains how to help your horse overcome common spring conditions.
Managing common issues this Spring
Equine Science Matters™: Nutrition for Coat Change

Equine Science Matters™: Nutrition for Coat Change

Skin and coat health is extremely important and both are used as an indicator of your horse’s overall health status. This week, we look at supporting them via nutrition and what can happen if your horse needs additional support.
Equine Science Matters™: Nutrition for Coat Change
Equine Science Matters™: Free Faecal Water

Equine Science Matters™: Free Faecal Water

Free Faecal Water (FFW) Syndrome in horses is a non-life-threatening issue, however it is unpleasant for the horse and owner. What do we know about it and what can you do to help support your horse when symptoms occur?
Equine Science Matters™: Free Faecal Water
Equine Science Matters™:  Supporting Respiratory Health for Horses

Equine Science Matters™: Supporting Respiratory Health for Horses

Being the third largest organ in the horse’s body, the horse’s lungs are uniquely designed to maximise airflow and oxygen uptake. Maintaining respiratory health for horses is crucial as even minor respiratory issues can impact performance. Stephanie Hyland RNutr. MSc takes a look at equine lungs.
Equine Science Matters™: Supporting Respiratory Health for Horses
Feeding for a Calmer Horse

Feeding for a Calmer Horse

Is your horse spooky and often too fizzy? Our Nutritionist discusses important factors to consider when it comes to managing this behaviour and evaluating why it may be occurring…

Feeding for a Calmer Horse
Can I feed Glucosamine to a pony with EMS?

Can I feed Glucosamine to a pony with EMS?

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.
Can I feed Glucosamine to a pony with EMS?