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Natural wound management for horses

Small injuries to the skin happen continuously, and we take for granted that the body will heal these, and keep infection at bay. However, the...

A rest home for horses

Imagine a beautifully set-up and maintained equestrian property, where old and retired horses and ponies could go to live, free of charge, and be...

Feed management in winter: Hygain Nutrition series

As we approach the cooler months, we need to consider adapting our horses’ feeding regime to satisfy their energy requirements in cooler weather. In...

Pasture management for metabolic disorders: Hygain Nutrition series

Research has shown that pasture-induced laminitis occurs at times of rapid grass growth. The accumulation of certain carbohydrates in pasture forage - including fructans,...

The truth about minerals, vitamins and pasture-only diets: Hygain Nutrition series

The natural feeding habit of the horse is to eat small amounts of roughages often. A forage-only diet is deficient in several critical vitamins...

A breakthrough in ulcer control

Ulcers are a big concern to horse owners. External symptoms vary a great deal – with riders reporting girthiness, behavioural problems, issues with fence...

Supplying the power when you need it

“NRM Ultimate Sport allows my horses to stay focused but provides them with the power when they need it – a great new feed...

Separation anxiety: how herbs can help

Separation anxiety is quite natural for herd animals like horses, and it can be distressing both for the horses and for us as owners. In...

Toxins in feed – is your horse at risk?

Horse owners have heard much about the dangers of mycotoxins from fungi in our grasslands in New Zealand, but recent evidence shows that the...

Herbs to help your horse’s fitness programme

Physical fitness is really nothing more complex than being in a good state of general health so that you and your horse can achieve...

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