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A Horse Riders Lockdown Life with Alice Lamming

It’s New Year’s Day, and you look ahead to a shiny new year setting yourself and your horse new goals, hopeful for a successful year. You keep battling those tough, three months left of winter; the endless mud, long days with less daylight riding hours and my gosh didn’t it rain! But you’ve made it and show season is in sight until bam, COVID-19 hits, something none of us expected.

Now, us horse owners are a resourceful lot, we’re tough as old boots and know how to find the best in every situation. We’re now 3 months into the pandemic and the new...

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Equine Nutrition with Dengie: Equine Gastric Ulcers with Katie Williams | Podcast #6

Podcast show notes episode #6

Today we're talking about Equine Gastric Ulcers in our podcast with Katie Williams, MSc (dist)  Equine Nutritionalist from Dengie horse feeds.

Katie tells us "it's certainly a hot topic at the moment. A lot of people worried about gastric ulcers and suspecting that their horses have got them. So it's really good timing to be discussing it today."

We started the podcast with Katie giving us an overview of what ulcers actually are...

In simple terms, ulcers are damage to the lining of the stomach, and can be caused by a number of factors that break down...

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Equine Nutrition with Dengie: Laminitis | Podcast #2

 Rider Success Podcast - Episode #2 Show Notes

In Episode 2 of the Rider Success Podcast I speak to Equine Nutritionist, Katie Williams, from the UK’s favourite horse feed company Dengie. Katie is the Technical and Product Development Manager for Dengie. And in this first episode of our equine nutrition series, we're going to be looking at laminitis. Laminitis is a concern for all horse owners and knowing how to recognize the signs and symptoms of laminitis is vitally important. We're going to be discussing the management and care of laminitic horses and ponies, as well as...

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Horse Health: The 10 Rules of Feeding for Healthy Horses

Understanding your horse's digestive system and how to feed your horse is essential for any horse owner.  In this article we will talk you through the basics of feeding to keep your horse healthy.

You may have noticed how your equine friend eats ALL the time! This is known as 'trickle feeding' and horses digestive systems are designed to have food, in particular fibre, usually found in grass/hay/haylage, and otherwise known as forage, working its way through the digestive system almost constantly. 

DID YOU KNOW? The horse's digestive system from top (mouth) to...

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