Summer Horse Feeding

Summer is well and truly here and your horse has been enjoying the sun on his back and the grass has been growing. There has been lots of time to ride, lots of time to compete or hack but what summer horse feeding do you need when your horse is eating grass? Forageplus discusses the […]

How do you know if your horse haylage is good?

Forageplus understands the need to feed good quality haylage to horses but how do you know if your horse haylage is good? Here we discuss what is haylage? How is horse haylage made and how can you tell that the haylage you are feeding is good for your horse? What is haylage? Haylage is grass […]

Salt in Horse Feed Balancers

Do you need salt in horse feed balancers and your horse’s daily diet? If salt is in horse feed balancers will it degrade the vitamins and minerals in the supplement? Forageplus answers your questions here. Dr Lee Proctor is our Technical Manager with a PhD in organic chemistry and a highly qualified pharmaceutical chemist. Here […]

Forageplus Statistics for Horse Feed Balancer

The numbers and statistics for horse feed balancers and choosing which one is best to feed your horse can be confusing.  How do you choose the best horse feed balancer? Here we explain how we start with the forage; grass, hay or haylage, we test from all over the UK and Europe and formulate our […]

Ten ways to know what minerals your horse needs

How do you know what minerals your horse needs in the daily diet? There are many horse supplements on the market but choosing which one will give your horse the minerals it needs is a difficult one.  Forageplus tells you ten ways to know what minerals your horse needs. Your horse needs the right fuel […]

My horse is sensitive to sugar levels, what information will forage analysis give me?

If your horse is sensitive to sugar and starch levels Forageplus™ can answer your questions about how a nutritional forage analysis can help you manage horses and ponies prone to laminitis. Carrying out a nutritional analysis can be a crucial factor in helping manage horses which are sensitive to sugar and starch levels in their […]

Do I need a soil test or a forage test for my horse feed diet plan?

If you need to know whether to carry out a soil test or test forage, Forageplus can answer your questions. Soil test for horse pasture A soil test will tell you what your soil needs to be healthy and grow healthy grass for your horse to eat. You should carry out a soil analysis if […]

What to do to analyse grass if your horse grazes a number of different fields?

If you want to analyse grass a horse grazes then Forageplus can answer your questions. Many people have a number of different fields or paddocks that their horse may graze upon.  Some people will have summer fields where their horse grazes.  There are often different fields where your horse will graze for the winter.  How […]

Why can’t I get a nutritional analysis of grass for my horse?

If you want to test horse grass by using a nutritional analysis then Forageplus can answer your questions. At Forageplus we don’t want you to waste your money or time so although we can carry out a nutritional analysis of grass for you there are a number of reasons why we think this testing is […]

Do I need a horse nutritional or a horse mineral analysis or both?

If you want a horse nutritional analysis or a horse mineral analysis to test horse grass, hay or haylage then Forageplus™ can answer your questions. Horse Nutritional Analysis In general you would be interested in a horse nutritional analysis of the forage fed if your horse is: Eating hay or haylage (find out why we […]