Nutrition

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...

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...

Feeding for laminitis recovery: Hygain nutrition series

One of many riders’ worst fears is arriving at the paddock to find their horse showing signs of extreme soreness in the front feet....

Feeding for weight gain: Hygain Nutrition series

How to feed horses for weight gain is a commonly-asked question. Some horses do not maintain their bodyweight easily and it can be a...

The joys of spring

It’s that awkward time of year again – some lovely warm days followed by cold nights and then days of unsettled temperatures and drizzle. Horse...

Forage in your horse’s diet – Hygain Nutrition series

Forage, such as hay and pasture, is critical for your horse’s health and wellbeing. Understanding how the horse’s digestive system is designed to function...

Great nutrition, great condition

As winter is now upon us, it’s time to make sure you can do the best for your horses to ensure they stay in...

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