Liz Austin-Dressage

Liz Austin has been a dressage competitor since 1989 (she was five). She began riding sales horses for her mother, Madeleine Austin, when she was twelve, the same year she started her first horse under saddle. At sixteen she competed in her first Prix St. Georges on a horse she trained herself and by twenty-two …

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Fit Not Fat

Fat is not a bad thing. It acts as an energy store, insulates the body and helps regulate insulin. Problems occur when there is an excess. Obesity, for horses as for humans, is a negative condition. Although there may be underlying causes, the most common cause of “fat” is a simple equation; energy intake is …

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Devil’s Claw: New Research

With the increase in the use of alternative treatments for people has come the same increase in horses.  There is a lot of information out there and evidence of the benefits of using herbals for horses.  Unfortunately there are few actual scientific studies.  However, more and more are popping up and are having positive results …

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Top 7 Reasons the Competitive Horse Needs to be on Formula 4 Feet

 Formula 4 Feet provides over 65 micronutrients, in a highly palatable pellet.  These include 10 multivitamins, 18 amino acids, 16 minerals, 4 antioxidants and essential fatty acids, including Omega 3s.  Due to its comprehensive formulation, Formula 4 Feet is an excellent general supplement to help keep your horse in tip top health. Formula 4 Feet …

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Laminitis Top Tips

LAMINITIS TOP TIPS By Dr Tom Shurlock, nutritionist at British Horse Feeds 1 – Check. Laminitis develops in a number of phases. Symptoms such as hot hooves, physical damage such as white line and bruising etc. can appear at any time, depending on the underlying cause. Regular checks will help keep on top of the …

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Speedi-Beet and Fibre-Beet gain Gastric Ulcer Feed Assurance Mark

British Horse Feeds are delighted to announce that both their products, Speedi-Beet and Fibre-Beet, have been awarded the Gastric Ulcer Feed Assurance Mark by the British Equestrian Trade Association. Speedi-Beet becomes the first and only 10 minute quick soaking Beet pulp whilst Fibre-Beet is the only soaking mash product to be approved by BETA, making …

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