Equine Allergies, Inflammation and the Immune System

I remember, as a child taking riding lessons, getting started at the trot and the horse coughing a few times.  I remember feeling like he was going to pull me right over his head and being worried something was wrong.  My instructor would say something like, “He’s just cleaning out the cobwebs.”  The cough would …

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Five Benefits for Feeding Cooked Linseed

• Ideal addition to any feeding regime. Cooked Linseed is beneficial to performance, condition, skin and coat and general health. The processing method, involving just gentle cooking and milling, improves the availability of the nutrients and allows greater utilisation of linseed and a higher digestible energy level. Cooked Linseed supports the horse’s well-being and all …

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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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