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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 […]

New Names – same great Balanced Equine Minerals

Healthy Horse

Carol Layton at Balanced Equine has renamed several of her very popular minerals to be clearer for horse owners. Carol says “I’ve always wanted horse owners to understand that if the minerals (ratio and levels) are an excellent match for the rest of their horse’s intake, there is high probability they will see benefits. It […]

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.

Seedy Toe – the quick fix and long term solution

Seedy Toe

Seedy toe (also called white line disease) used to be the one on-going issue all my horses had many years ago. That was before I refined their diet and introduced a balanced custom mineral mix which changed everything. In the process of healing their hooves, I discovered there is a quick fix to kick-start the healing, but […]

Hoof Xtra Mineral Mix could help horses & ponies prone to laminitis

Developed by Carol Layton from Balanced Equine, the Hoof Xtra Mineral mix came about after horse owners requested a mix which offers the nutrients that benefit horses who are either laminitic prone or diagnosed as insulin resistant (IR), also known as Equine Metabolic Syndrome (EMS) or chronic laminitis. What is Insulin Resistance (IR)? This is […]

What To Do When Horses Don’t Like Minerals

By Carol Layton of Balanced Equine. It’s always a relief when owners say their horses accept the minerals straight away but it is fairly common that it doesn’t work that way. Essentially you have to re-educate your horse’s palate and this can take time in some horses. Here is where you need to persevere, it […]

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