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What is best practice when feeding prior to or at a competition?

What is best practice when feeding prior to or at a competition?

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Travelling and competition do place greater stresses on the horse but careful management should help to reduce the risk of nutrition related problems occurring. Contrary…

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The most important ingredients for stamina and energy

The most important ingredients for stamina and energy

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The physiological demands of exercise means that the competition horse will require a suitable hard feed to ensure adequate calories, protein and micronutrients are provided…

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Starch – Good or Bad?

Starch – Good or Bad?

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Soya in horse feed

Soya in horse feed

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The main source of quality protein in Connolly’s RED MILLS feed is soya.      Due to its high essential amino acid content, Soybean Meal is considered…

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What should I feed my horse during travel or quarantine?

What should I feed my horse during travel or quarantine?

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When a horse is competing, it is important to keep the diet consistent throughout the season to avoid digestive disturbances/feed refusal. Sudden changes in diet…

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How do I introduce a new feed into my horses diet?

How do I introduce a new feed into my horses diet?

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Sudden changes in diet can predispose a horse to digestive disturbances or feed refusal. This applies when changing the diet from one feed to another and/or…

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