Omega 3 For Horses Importance in Horse Diets

Do you know about omega 3 for horses and its importance in equine diets? Omega 3 is an essential fatty acid which cannot be made by the horse’s body and must be present in the equine daily diet for them to be truly healthy. There are numerous sources of omega 3 but which one is […]


Magnesium the Mighty Mineral by Dr Kellon

Magnesium for horses often receives little attention in equine nutrition. For example, you will rarely see it listed in the analysis on a feed bag. Despite this, it could easily be argued that no other mineral has as many important functions for supporting the best health in horses.   The biochemistry is complicated but basically […]


Summer Horse Feeding

Summer is here, your horse spends more time with the sun on his or her back, grazing pasture. Now there is more time to ride, more time to compete or hack but what summer horse feeding do you need when your horse is out at pasture and in the field? Forageplus discusses the best way […]


Five Reasons to Understand Protein for the Healthy Horse

Understand protein for the healthy horse from Forageplus Intelligent Horse Nutrition to maintain and support the best health and well being. The health of your horse is affected by many things. The healthy horse is created when the environment where a horse lives and eats provides adequate social interaction, correct movement and correct training – […]


Protein for Horses Prone to Laminitis – Forageplus Thoughts

Have you thought about protein levels for horses prone to laminitis? A client who has a laminitis prone horse contacted us to check that the sugar levels in hay, fed to her horse, were low enough to be suitable without soaking. The hay was tested using a nutritional analysis hay test for horses. The sugar […]


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 […]


My Horse is a Good Doer Prone to Laminitis, what information will a Full Mineral Forage Test give me?

If your horse is a good doer prone to laminitis then Forageplus can answer your questions about how full mineral analysis of the grass, hay or haylage your horse eats can inform you about the best daily feed for your horse or pony. Dr Eleanor Kellon VMD and the ECIR Yahoo group have theorised for […]


Endocrinopathic Laminitis by Dr Jaini Clougher

Laminitis is a devastating condition that can wreak havoc with any horse. However, laminitis doesn’t always appear as the classic, rocked-back laminitic stance and bounding digital pulses. Low-grade laminitis can smolder away with symptoms that are often not recognized by the owner. A horse with low-grade laminitis is not only in pain and has compromised […]


Nitrate Toxicity in Horse Hay or Haylage

We are constantly researching into aspects of forage and recently we have become very interested in the quality of protein in forage.  Specifically we are suspicious that many cured forages (hay/haylage) for horse feed appear to be being made for yield and perhaps high protein content without reference to actual nutritional quality. This could lead […]


Find a Horse Hay Haylage Supplier

Are you looking for a horse hay haylage supplier who understands the importance of correct testing of hay and haylage? Are you looking for horse hay or haylage with a full mineral and nutritional forage analysis? We have been contacted by a number of hay haylage suppliers who are understanding the importance of providing both […]


Useful Facts PPID and IR – (No Laminitis Conference – 2013)

The Primary focus of the No Laminitis Conference is to prevent laminitis through disseminating information that can help metabolic and endocrinopathic horses.  ECIR is committed to providing high-quality information, with scientific backing and real-life experience. Forageplus attended this conference both to support the valuable work that this organisation is doing and also to learn and […]


Managing PPID(Cushings) and Insulin Resistance

 All information was taken and obtained whilst Forageplus attended the 2013 ECIR No Laminitis conference. If you want to seek more help and facts about identifying and managing Cushings and IR in horses click here Managing Cushings Disease Equine Cushings disease is controlled by the medication Pergolide, this is only available through a veterinary prescription and is […]


Understanding Magnesium Purity for Horses

When you start to buy separate minerals you quickly find that understanding the purity, percentage, elemental composition and the trace element content of items like magnesium oxide can be very confusing.  Many sellers describe their products as 99.9% pure but what exactly does this mean? This brief article has been written to help explain some […]


The Importance of Lysine

Lysine is an essential amino acid often short in horse grass and hay.  In this article Forageplus discusses the importance of lysine for horses which is an essential amino acid contained in the protein found in the horse’s daily diet. The article explains why supplementation is needed for all horses but especially breeding horses, horses […]


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