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Which mineral supplement is best for my horse?

Rather than offering a smorgasbord of nutrients in tiny amounts per serve (the ‘everything but the kitchen sink’ approach), Balanced Equine mineral mixes target what is most likely too low in the diet. Balanced Equine use premium mineral sources backed by research, and in quantities that make a difference. All the mixes contain significant amounts […]

The Art and Science of Feeding Horses with Carol Layton

Carol Layton Balanced Equine Minerals

Feeding horses is both an art and science so Carol Layton of Balanced Equine explains how common mineral deficiencies can be solved with Balanced Equine Minerals available in our store here. In this video presentation, Carol looks at two common horse nutrition problems: Faded or sunbleached coats, and dry cracked hooves.

You are training when feeding

You may not have ever thought of it this way, but every time you feed your horses, you are either training them or reinforcing that training. It’s also a great way to train new behaviours and leaves your horse respectful around feed and keen to offer you something to get their feed. Or, you can […]

Over Feeding and Over Weight Equines

Learn more about the dangers of over-feeding your horse and how to tell if your equines are over-weight. Click this link to Fran Jurga’s Hoofblog to read more about how we inadvertently overfeed our horses, with cases of laminitis rising as a consequence. The videos are each about 7-9 minutes long and well worth taking […]

Feeding Frenzy

With winter approaching and the drought conditions we’ve recently experienced in some areas, hand feeding our horses becomes necessary. Here’s a few tips and tricks that can make it safe for you and fun for your horse during this daily interaction. In fact playing games at feeding time is vital to maintaining or gaining ‘alpha’ […]

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