Friendly Feed Advice
Here at Dengie we understand that feeding your horse or pony can sometimes be confusing and getting the balance right can be tricky! We're here to help you with articles and information from our nutrition experts to keep you up to date with the latest information.
You can click on the links on the left or use the drop down menu for further information and guidance on a range of feed related topics. Should you have a particular query or a more complicated feeding issue call our friendly Feedline on 0845 345 5115. Or why not use our new feature and chat on-line to one of our nutritionists? Click the link, top right on this page, to start your conversation!
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Showing articles for category 'Stud' .
Correct nutrition is key to successful breeding and it is important right from the point of conception. The right diet for your mare increases the chances of producing a sound, healthy foal with a long working life ahead of it.
It is a long standing joke that only fools breed horses as it is rarely a profitable venture and is hugely demanding on your time and energy. However if you have taken the decision to breed from your mare or are buying a youngster for the future, getting their nutrition right may help to avoid some of the potential pitfalls that can occur.
Dengie senior nutritionist Katie Williams, MSc (Dist), provides some handy advice to help keep your mare in blooming good health and in the best shape possible during her pregnancy.
As diet is thought to have an impact on fertility and reproductive performance, paying careful attention to feeding your stallion could pay dividends.
Growth disorders in horses are caused by many factors, one of which is poor nutrition. We share some insights as to why it occurs and how to avoid it.